ICD-10 Diagnosis Code D33.3

Benign neoplasm of cranial nerves

Diagnosis Code D33.3

ICD-10: D33.3
Short Description: Benign neoplasm of cranial nerves
Long Description: Benign neoplasm of cranial nerves
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code D33.3

Code Classification
  • Neoplasms
    • Benign neoplasms, except benign neuroendocrine tumors (D10-D36)
      • Benign neoplasm of brain and oth prt central nervous system (D33)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • 225.1 - Benign neo cranial nerve

  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Benign neoplasm of abducens nerve
  • Benign neoplasm of accessory nerve
  • Benign neoplasm of acoustic nerve
  • Benign neoplasm of cranial nerve
  • Benign neoplasm of facial nerve
  • Benign neoplasm of glossopharyngeal nerve
  • Benign neoplasm of hypoglossal nerve
  • Benign neoplasm of oculomotor nerve
  • Benign neoplasm of olfactory nerve
  • Benign neoplasm of optic nerve
  • Benign neoplasm of orbit
  • Benign neoplasm of retina
  • Benign neoplasm of trigeminal nerve
  • Benign neoplasm of trochlear nerve
  • Benign neoplasm of vagus nerve
  • Benign tumor of acoustic vestibular nerve
  • Benign tumor of olfactory tract
  • Benign tumor of optic nerve and sheath
  • Cerebellopontine angle syndrome
  • Disorder of olfactory nerve
  • Melanocytoma of optic nerve head
  • Meningioma of optic nerve sheath
  • Meningioma of orbit
  • Neoplasm of abducens nerve
  • Neoplasm of accessory nerve
  • Neoplasm of acoustic nerve
  • Neoplasm of facial nerve
  • Neoplasm of glossopharyngeal nerve
  • Neoplasm of hypoglossal nerve
  • Neoplasm of oculomotor nerve
  • Neoplasm of olfactory nerve
  • Neoplasm of trigeminal nerve
  • Neoplasm of trochlear nerve
  • Neoplasm of vagus nerve
  • Trigeminal schwannoma

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code D33.3 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Benign Tumors

Also called: Benign cancer, Benign neoplasms, Noncancerous tumors

Tumors are abnormal growths in your body. They can be either benign or malignant. Benign tumors aren't cancer. Malignant ones are. Benign tumors grow only in one place. They cannot spread or invade other parts of your body. Even so, they can be dangerous if they press on vital organs, such as your brain.

Tumors are made up of extra cells. Normally, cells grow and divide to form new cells as your body needs them. When cells grow old, they die, and new cells take their place. Sometimes, this process goes wrong. New cells form when your body does not need them, and old cells do not die when they should. These extra cells can divide without stopping and may form tumor.

Treatment often involves surgery. Benign tumors usually don't grow back.

NIH: National Cancer Institute

  • Biopsy - polyps
  • Cherry angioma

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Peripheral Nerve Disorders

Also called: Neuritis, Peripheral neuritis, Peripheral neuropathy

Your peripheral nerves are the ones outside your brain and spinal cord. Like static on a telephone line, peripheral nerve disorders distort or interrupt the messages between the brain and the rest of the body.

There are more than 100 kinds of peripheral nerve disorders. They can affect one nerve or many nerves. Some are the result of other diseases, like diabetic nerve problems. Others, like Guillain-Barre syndrome, happen after a virus infection. Still others are from nerve compression, like carpal tunnel syndrome or thoracic outlet syndrome. In some cases, like complex regional pain syndrome and brachial plexus injuries, the problem begins after an injury. Some people are born with peripheral nerve disorders.

Symptoms often start gradually, and then get worse. They include

  • Numbness
  • Pain
  • Burning or tingling
  • Muscle weakness
  • Sensitivity to touch

Treatment aims to treat any underlying problem, reduce pain and control symptoms.

NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

  • Axillary nerve dysfunction
  • Chronic inflammatory polyneuropathy
  • Common peroneal nerve dysfunction
  • Distal median nerve dysfunction
  • Femoral nerve dysfunction
  • Glossopharyngeal neuralgia
  • Metabolic neuropathies
  • Mononeuritis multiplex
  • Neuralgia
  • Neuropathy secondary to drugs
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Radial nerve dysfunction
  • Sensorimotor polyneuropathy
  • Tibial nerve dysfunction
  • Ulnar nerve dysfunction

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