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ICD-10-CM Code R22
Localized swelling, mass and lump of skin and subcutaneous tissue

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code R22 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the six child codes of R22 that describes the diagnosis 'localized swelling, mass and lump of skin, subcu' in more detail.

The ICD code R22 is used to code Swelling (medical)

In medical parlance, swelling, turgescence or tumefaction is a transient abnormal enlargement of a body part or area not caused by proliferation of cells. It is caused by accumulation of fluid in tissues. It can occur throughout the body (generalized), or a specific part or organ can be affected (localized).

MeSH Codes: , , ,
ICD 9 Codes: 782.2, 784.2, 786.6, 789.3

Left and right ring fingers of the same individual. The distal phalanx of the finger on the right exhibits swelling due to acute paronychia.

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for R22 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Includes Notes:
Includes notes further define, or give examples of, conditions included in the section.
Subcutaneous nodules (localized)(superficial)
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."
Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging - instead, use Section R90-R93
Edema - instead, use code R60.-
Enlarged lymph nodes - instead, use code R59.-
Localized adiposity - instead, use Code E65
Swelling of joint - instead, use code M25.4-

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R22 - Localized swelling, mass and lump of skin and subcutaneous tissue'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R22. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

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