ICD-10-CM Code R22.9
Localized swelling, mass and lump, unspecified
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
R22.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of localized swelling, mass and lump, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
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).
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|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.
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Swelling of periwound skin (finding)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R22.9 - Localized swelling, mass and lump, 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 R22.9 and a single ICD9 code, 782.2 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.