ICD-10-CM Code N63
Unspecified lump in breast
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
N63 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of unspecified lump in breast. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code N63 is used to code Breast lump
Breast lumps are localized swellings that feel different from the surrounding breast tissue. It is a symptom/sign for a variety of conditions. As approximately 10% of breast lumps ultimately lead to a diagnosis of breast cancer, it is important for women with a breast lump to receive appropriate evaluation.
|MeSH Codes:||, D001941, D001941|
|ICD 9 Codes:||611.72, 610, 611|
Coding Notes for N63 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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.
- Nodule(s) NOS in breast
- DRG Group #597-601 - Malignant breast disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #597-601 - Malignant breast disorders with CC.
- DRG Group #597-601 - Malignant breast disorders without CC or MCC.
- DRG Group #597-601 - Non-malignant breast disorders with CC or MCC.
- DRG Group #597-601 - Non-malignant breast disorders without CC or MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'N63 - Unspecified lump in breast'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code N63. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 611.72 was previously used, N63 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.