ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 192.0

Mal neo cranial nerves

Diagnosis Code 192.0

ICD-9: 192.0
Short Description: Mal neo cranial nerves
Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of cranial nerves
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 192.0

Code Classification
  • Neoplasms
    • Malignant neoplasm of other and unspecified sites (190-199)
      • 192 Malignant neoplasm of other and unspecified parts of nervous system

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Brain Tumors

A brain tumor is a growth of abnormal cells in the tissues of the brain. Brain tumors can be benign, with no cancer cells, or malignant, with cancer cells that grow quickly. Some are primary brain tumors, which start in the brain. Others are metastatic, and they start somewhere else in the body and move to the brain.

Brain tumors can cause many symptoms. Some of the most common are

  • Headaches, often in the morning
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Changes in your ability to talk, hear, or see
  • Problems with balance or walking
  • Problems with thinking or memory
  • Feeling weak or sleepy
  • Changes in your mood or behavior
  • Seizures

Doctors diagnose brain tumors by doing a neurologic exam and tests including an MRI, CT scan, and biopsy. Treatment options include watchful waiting, surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and targeted therapy. Targeted therapy uses substances that attack cancer cells without harming normal cells. Many people get a combination of treatments.

NIH: National Cancer Institute

  • After chemotherapy - discharge
  • Brain radiation - discharge
  • Brain surgery
  • Brain surgery - discharge
  • Brain tumor - primary - adults
  • Hypothalamic tumor
  • Metastatic brain tumor
  • Primary lymphoma of the brain
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery - discharge
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery - Gamma Knife
  • Understanding Chemotherapy - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Cancer Institute)
  • What to Know about External Beam Radiation Therapy - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Cancer Institute)

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