ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 225.2

Ben neo cerebr meninges

Diagnosis Code 225.2

ICD-9: 225.2
Short Description: Ben neo cerebr meninges
Long Description: Benign neoplasm of cerebral meninges
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 225.2

Code Classification
  • Neoplasms (140–239)
    • Benign neoplasms (210-229)
      • 225 Benign neoplasm of brain and other parts of nervous system

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 225.2 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

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      • arachnoid (cerebral)���������������������������� 192.1��� 198.4����� -������������ 225.2����� 237.6����� 239.7
        • spinal������������������������������������������� 192.3��� 198.4����� -������������ 225.4����� 237.6����� 239.7
      • cerebrum, cerebral (cortex) �(hemisphere) (white matter)���� 191.0��� 198.3����� -������������ 225.0����� 237.5����� 239.6
        • meninges������������������������������������� 192.1��� 198.4����� -������������ 225.2����� 237.6����� 239.7
      • cranial (fossa, any)����������������������������� 191.9��� 198.3����� -������������ 225.0����� 237.5����� 239.6
        • meninges������������������������������������� 192.1��� 198.4����� -������������ 225.2����� 237.6����� 239.7
      • dura (cranial) (mater)��������������������������� 192.1��� 198.4����� -������������ 225.2����� 237.6����� 239.7
        • cerebral���������������������������������������� 192.1��� 198.4����� -������������ 225.2����� 237.6����� 239.7
        • spinal������������������������������������������� 192.3��� 198.4����� -������������ 225.4����� 237.6����� 239.7
      • falx (cerebella) (cerebri)����������������������� 192.1��� 198.4����� -������������ 225.2����� 237.6����� 239.7
      • frontal
        • meninges������������������������������������� 192.1��� 198.4����� -������������ 225.2����� 237.6����� 239.7
      • meninges (brain) (cerebral) (cranial) (intracranial)���������������������������� 192.1��� 198.4����� -������������ 225.2����� 237.6����� 239.7
        • spinal (cord)��������������������������������� 192.3��� 198.4����� -������������ 225.4����� 237.6����� 239.7
      • pia mater (cerebral) (cranial)����������������� 192.1��� 198.4����� -������������ 225.2����� 237.6����� 239.7
        • spinal������������������������������������������� 192.3��� 198.4����� -������������ 225.4����� 237.6����� 239.7
      • subdural��������������������������������������������� 192.1��� 198.4����� -������������ 225.2����� 237.6����� 239.7
      • tentorium (cerebelli)����������������������������� 192.1��� 198.4����� -������������ 225.2����� 237.6����� 239.7

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.

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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.

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