ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 21, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Benign neoplasm of colon, unspecified D12.6

D12.6 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

D12.6 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 2 Neoplasms (C00-D49)
Section D10-D36 Benign neoplasms, except benign neuroendocrine tumors (D10-D36)
Category D12 Benign neoplasm of colon, rectum, anus and anal canal

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Adenomatosis of colon
  • Benign neoplasm of large intestine NOS
  • Polyposis (hereditary) of colon
Excludes1
  • inflammatory polyp of colon (K51.4-)
  • polyp of colon NOS (K63.5)

Related Terms to “Benign neoplasm of colon, unspecified”

  • Adenomatosis
    • unspecified site - D12.6
  • DysplasiaSee also Anomaly
    • colon - D12.6
    • high grade, focal - D12.6
  • Polyp, polypus
  • PolyposisSee also Polyp
    • coli(adenomatous) - D12.6
    • colon(adenomatous) - D12.6
    • familial - D12.6
    • intestinal(adenomatous) - D12.6
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to D12.6 Benign neoplasm of colon, unspecified

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