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ICD-10-CM Code M72.4
Pseudosarcomatous fibromatosis

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

M72.4 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of pseudosarcomatous fibromatosis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code M724 is used to code Nodular fasciitis

Nodular fasciitis, also known as nodular pseudosarcomatous fasciits, pseudosarcomatous fasciitis, and subcutaneous pseudosarcomatous fibromatosis,:992 is a benign soft tissue lesion most commonly found in the superficial fascia. The lesion commonly occurs in the first three decades of life. Upper extremities and trunk are the most common affected anatomical sites. Previous history of trauma may be present. Clinically and histologically, nodular fasciitis may be mistaken for a sarcoma.

Specialty: Rheumatology
ICD 9 Code: 728.79

Micrograph of nodular fasciitis showing the haphazard arrangement of cells (tissue culture-like pattern). H&E stain.

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Coding Notes for M72.4 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
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Nodular fasciitis

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #557-558 - Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis with MCC.
  • DRG Group #557-558 - Tendonitis, myositis and bursitis without MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Fibrositis and nodular fasciitis (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'M72.4 - Pseudosarcomatous fibromatosis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code M72.4. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Other fibromatoses of muscle, ligament, and fascia (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 M72.4 and a single ICD9 code, 728.79 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: M72 - Fibroblastic disorders

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