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ICD-10-CM Code C40.22
Malignant neoplasm of long bones of left lower limb

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| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

C40.22 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of malignant neoplasm of long bones of left lower limb. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code C40 is used to code Bone tumor

A bone tumor, (also spelled bone tumour), is a neoplastic growth of tissue in bone. Abnormal growths found in the bone can be either benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous).

Specialty: Oncology
MeSH Code: D001859
ICD 9 Code: 170.9

Micrograph of an osteosarcoma, a malignant primary bone tumor.

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #542-544 - Pathological fractures and musculoskelet and connective tissue malig with MCC.
  • DRG Group #542-544 - Pathological fractures and musculoskelet and connective tissue malig with CC.
  • DRG Group #542-544 - Pathological fractures and musculoskelet and connective tissue malig without CC or MCC.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Malignant neoplasm of long bones of lower limb (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code C40.22 and a single ICD9 code, 170.7 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: C40.2 - Malignant neoplasm of long bones of lower limb

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