ICD-10-CM Code D23.9
Other benign neoplasm of skin, unspecified
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
D23.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other benign neoplasm of skin, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code D239 is used to code Syringoma
Syringomas are harmless eccrine sweat duct tumors, typically found clustered on eyelids, although they may also be found in the armpits, abdomen, chest, neck, scalp or groin area including genitals in a symmetric pattern.:663 They are skin-colored or yellowish firm, rounded bumps, 1–3 mm in diameter, and may be confused with xanthoma, milia, hidrocystoma, trichoepithelioma, and xanthelasma. They are more common in women and are most commonly found in middle-aged Asian women. While they can present at any time in life, they typically present during adolescence. They are usually not associated with any other symptoms although can sometimes cause itchiness or irritation.
|ICD 9 Code:||216|
Syringomas highlighted by white circles
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Benign tumor of skin with sebaceous differentiation (disorder)
- Benign neoplasm of fibrous tissue of skin (disorder)
- Palisaded encapsulated neuroma (disorder)
- Cutaneous neurofibroma (disorder)
- Dermal nerve sheath myxoma, cellular (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for morphology code
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'D23.9 - Other benign neoplasm of skin, unspecified'
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ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'D23.9 - Other benign neoplasm of skin, unspecified'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 D23.9 and a single ICD9 code, 216.9 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.