ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 222.9

Ben neo male genital NOS

Diagnosis Code 222.9

ICD-9: 222.9
Short Description: Ben neo male genital NOS
Long Description: Benign neoplasm of male genital organ, site unspecified
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 222.9

Code Classification
  • Neoplasms
    • Benign neoplasms (210-229)
      • 222 Benign neoplasm of male genital organs

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Diagnoses for males only Additional informationCallout TooltipDiagnoses for males only
Diagnoses for males only.

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The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
  • D29.9 - Benign neoplasm of male genital organ, unspecified

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 222.9 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

      • genitourinary tract
        • male��������������������������������������������� 187.9��� 198.82��� 233.6����� 222.9����� 236.6����� 239.5
      • skin� NOS������������������������������������������ 173.90� 198.2����� 232.9����� 216.9����� 238.2����� 239.2
        • male genital organs����������������������� 187.9��� 198.82��� 233.6����� 222.9����� 236.6����� 239.5
          • penis�������������������������������������� 187.4��� 198.82��� 233.5����� 222.1����� 236.6����� 239.5
          • prepuce���������������������������������� 187.1��� 198.82��� 233.5����� 222.1����� 236.6����� 239.5
          • scrotum���������������������������������� 187.7��� 198.82��� 233.6����� 222.4����� 236.6����� 239.5

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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