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ICD-10-CM Code D22.9
Melanocytic nevi, unspecified

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

D22.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of melanocytic nevi, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code D22 is used to code Halo nevus

Halo nevus (also known as "Leukoderma acquisitum centrifugum," "Perinevoid vitiligo," and "Sutton nevus":689) is a mole that is surrounded by a depigmented ring or 'halo'.

Specialty: Cardiology
MeSH Codes: D009508, D009508, D009508, D009508, D009508, D009508, D009508, D009508, D009508, D009508, D009508, D009508
ICD 9 Codes: 448.1, 216.0, 216.1, 216.2, 216.3, 216.4, 216.5, 216.6, 216.7, 216.8, 216.9, 757.32

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

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

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Congenital pigmented melanocytic nevus of skin (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for morphology code

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'D22.9 - Melanocytic nevi, unspecified'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code D22.9. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Sutton's nevus (D22.9)
Nevus (D22.9)
Nevus (D22.9) +


Benign neoplasm of other specified sites of skin (approximate match)
Benign neoplasm of skin, site unspecified (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 D22.9 and a single ICD9 code, 216.9 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: D22 - Melanocytic nevi

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