1. D12 Benign neoplasm of colon, rectum, anus and anal canal

    Excludes1

    • benign carcinoid tumors of the large intestine, and rectum (D3A.02-)
    1. D12.0 Benign neoplasm of cecum

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Benign neoplasm of ileocecal valve
    2. D12.1 Benign neoplasm of appendix

    3. D12.2 Benign neoplasm of ascending colon

    4. D12.3 Benign neoplasm of transverse colon

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Benign neoplasm of hepatic flexure
      • Benign neoplasm of splenic flexure
    5. D12.4 Benign neoplasm of descending colon

    6. D12.5 Benign neoplasm of sigmoid colon

    7. D12.6 Benign neoplasm of colon, unspecified

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Adenomatosis of colon
      • Benign neoplasm of large intestine NOS
      • Polyposis (hereditary) of colon
    8. D12.7 Benign neoplasm of rectosigmoid junction

    9. D12.8 Benign neoplasm of rectum

    10. D12.9 Benign neoplasm of anus and anal canal

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Benign neoplasm of anus NOS
Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.