ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 210.2

Ben neo major salivary

Diagnosis Code 210.2

ICD-9: 210.2
Short Description: Ben neo major salivary
Long Description: Benign neoplasm of major salivary glands
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 210.2

Code Classification
  • Neoplasms (140–239)
    • Benign neoplasms (210-229)
      • 210 Benign neoplasm of lip, oral cavity, and pharynx

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 210.2 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Adenolymphoma (M8561/0)
      • unspecified 210.2
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      • parotid (duct) (gland)�������������������������� 142.0��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.2����� 235.0����� 239.0
      • salivary gland or duct (major)�������������� 142.9��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.2����� 235.0����� 239.0
        • contiguous sites��������������������������� 142.8��� -������������ -������������ -������������ -������������ -
        • parotid����������������������������������������� 142.0��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.2����� 235.0����� 239.0
        • pluriglandular�������������������������������� 142.8��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.2����� 235.0����� 239.0
        • sublingual������������������������������������� 142.2��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.2����� 235.0����� 239.0
        • submandibular������������������������������ 142.1��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.2����� 235.0����� 239.0
        • submaxillary��������������������������������� 142.1��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.2����� 235.0����� 239.0
      • Stensen's duct������������������������������������ 142.0��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.2����� 235.0����� 239.0
      • sublingual������������������������������������������� 144.9��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.3����� 235.1����� 239.0
        • gland or duct�������������������������������� 142.2��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.2����� 235.0����� 239.0
      • submandibular gland��������������������������� 142.1��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.2����� 235.0����� 239.0
      • submaxillary gland or duct������������������ 142.1��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.2����� 235.0����� 239.0
      • Wharton's duct����������������������������������� 142.1��� 198.89��� 230.0����� 210.2����� 235.0����� 239.0
    • Warthin's tumor (salivary gland) (M8561/0) 210.2

Information for Patients


Benign Tumors

Also called: Benign cancer, Benign neoplasms, Noncancerous tumors

Tumors are abnormal growths in your body. They 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. When these extra cells form a mass, it is called a tumor.

Tumors 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.

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

NIH: National Cancer Institute

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Salivary Gland Disorders

Your salivary glands make saliva - sometimes called spit - and empty it into your mouth through openings called ducts. Saliva makes your food moist, which helps you chew and swallow. It helps you digest your food. It also cleans your mouth and contains antibodies that can kill germs.

Problems with salivary glands can cause the glands to become irritated and swollen. This causes symptoms such as

  • Bad taste in the mouth
  • Difficulty opening your mouth
  • Dry mouth
  • Pain in the face or mouth
  • Swelling of the face or neck

Causes of salivary gland problems include infections, obstruction or cancer. Problems can also be due to other disorders, such as mumps or Sjogren's syndrome.

  • Drooling
  • Salivary duct stones
  • Salivary gland infections
  • Salivary gland tumors
  • Sialogram


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