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ICD-10-CM Code D22.5
Melanocytic nevi of trunk

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

D22.5 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of melanocytic nevi of trunk. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code D225 is used to code Mongolian spot

A Mongolian spot, also known as Mongolian blue spot, congenital dermal melanocytosis, and dermal melanocytosis is a benign, flat, congenital birthmark with wavy borders and irregular shape. In 1883 it was described and named after Mongolians by Erwin Bälz, a German anthropologist based in Japan. It normally disappears three to five years after birth and almost always by puberty. The most common color is blue, although they can be blue-gray, blue-black or deep brown.

Specialty: Dermatology
MeSH Codes: D049328, D049328
ICD 9 Codes: 757.33, 757.386

Mongolian spot visible on six-month-old Taiwanese baby girl

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Coding Notes for D22.5 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.
Melanocytic nevi of anal margin
Melanocytic nevi of anal skin
Melanocytic nevi of perianal skin
Melanocytic nevi of skin of breast

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'D22.5 - Melanocytic nevi of trunk'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code D22.5. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Benign neoplasm of skin of trunk, except scrotum (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 D22.5 and a single ICD9 code, 216.5 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: D22 - Melanocytic nevi

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