ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 219.8

Benign neo uterus NEC

Diagnosis Code 219.8

ICD-9: 219.8
Short Description: Benign neo uterus NEC
Long Description: Benign neoplasm of other specified parts of uterus
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 219.8

Code Classification
  • Neoplasms
    • Benign neoplasms (210-229)
      • 219 Other benign neoplasm of uterus

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • D26.7 - Other benign neoplasm of other parts of uterus

  • Benign neoplasm of isthmus of uterus
  • Benign neoplasm of placenta
  • Chorioangioma
  • Pseudo broad ligament fibroid

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 219.8 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Chorioangioma (M9120/0) 219.8
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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

  • Biopsy - polyps
  • Cherry angioma

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Uterine Diseases

The uterus, or womb, is the place where a baby grows when a woman is pregnant. The first sign of a problem with the uterus may be bleeding between periods or after sex. Causes can include hormones, thyroid problems, fibroids, polyps, cancer, infection, or pregnancy.

Treatment depends on the cause. Sometimes birth control pills treat hormonal imbalances. If a thyroid problem is the cause, treating it may also stop the bleeding. If you have cancer or hyperplasia, an overgrowth of normal cells in the uterus, you may need surgery.

With two other uterine problems, tissue that normally lines the uterus grows where it is not supposed to. In endometriosis, it grows outside the uterus. In adenomyosis, it grows in the uterus's outside walls. Pain medicine may help. Other treatments include hormones and surgery.

  • Adenomyosis
  • Asherman syndrome
  • D and C
  • Endometrial ablation
  • Endometrial polyps
  • Endometritis
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Retroversion of the uterus

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