Use the alphabetical index for the main term insulinoma to review the available sub terms and properly select the ICD-10 code with the highest degree of specificity. Instructional notations will guide the coder with information such as "see", "see also", "with", "without", "due to", and "code by site".
- specified site
- benign - See: Neoplasm, by site, benign;
- malignant - See: Neoplasm, by site, malignant;
- uncertain behavior - See: Neoplasm, by site, uncertain behavior;
- unspecified site
The following are some of the clinical term definitions related or applicable to insulinoma within the ICD-10 index for Diseases and Injuries.
Insulinoma: A benign tumor of the PANCREATIC BETA CELLS. Insulinoma secretes excess INSULIN resulting in HYPOGLYCEMIA.
Pancreas: A nodular organ in the ABDOMEN that contains a mixture of ENDOCRINE GLANDS and EXOCRINE GLANDS. The small endocrine portion consists of the ISLETS OF LANGERHANS secreting a number of hormones into the blood stream. The large exocrine portion (EXOCRINE PANCREAS) is a compound acinar gland that secretes several digestive enzymes into the pancreatic ductal system that empties into the DUODENUM.