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ICD-10-CM Code D23.5
Other benign neoplasm of skin 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

D23.5 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other benign neoplasm of skin of trunk. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code D23 is used to code Benign fibrous histiocytoma

Benign fibrous histiocytomas (also known as Dermal dendrocytoma, Dermatofibroma, Fibrous dermatofibroma, Fibrous histiocytoma, Fibroma simplex, Nodular subepidermal fibrosis, and Sclerosing hemangioma) are benign skin growths.

Specialty: Oncology
MeSH Code: D018219
ICD 9 Code: 216.9
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for D23.5 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.
Other benign neoplasm of anal margin
Other benign neoplasm of anal skin
Other benign neoplasm of perianal skin
Other benign neoplasm of skin of breast
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 anus NOS - instead, use code D12.9

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

  • Multiple skin tags in groin (disorder)


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 D23.5 and a single ICD9 code, 216.5 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: D23 - Other benign neoplasms of skin

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