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ICD-10-CM Code D21.3
Benign neoplasm of connective and other soft tissue of thorax

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

D21.3 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of benign neoplasm of connective and other soft tissue of thorax. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code D21 is used to code Proliferating angioendotheliomatosis

Proliferating angioendotheliomatosis has historically been divided into two groups, (1) a reactive, involuting type and (2) a malignant, rapidly fatal type.:598

Specialty: Oncology
MeSH Codes: , D002812
ICD 9 Codes: , 213.9
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for D21.3 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Benign neoplasm of axilla
Benign neoplasm of diaphragm
Benign neoplasm of great vessels
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Benign neoplasm of heart - instead, use code D15.1
Benign neoplasm of mediastinum - instead, use code D15.2
Benign neoplasm of thymus - instead, use code D15.0

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #564-566 - Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #564-566 - Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with CC.
  • DRG Group #564-566 - Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Benign neoplasm of blood vessel of thorax (disorder)
  • Fibroma of chest wall (disorder)
  • Benign neoplasm of muscle of thorax (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for morphology code

ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'D21.3 - Benign neoplasm of connective and other soft tissue of thorax'

The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code D21.3. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Other benign neoplasm of connective and other soft tissue of thorax (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 215.4 was previously used, D21.3 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: D21 - Other benign neoplasms of connective and other soft tissue

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