172.3 MAL MELANOM FACE NEC/NOS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 172.3

Short Description: Mal melanom face NEC/NOS

Long Description: Malignant melanoma of skin of other and unspecified parts of face

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (140–239)
    • Malignant neoplasm of bone, connective tissue, skin, and breast (170-176)
      • 172 Malignant melanoma of skin
        • 172.3 Mal melanom face NEC/NOS

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 172.3 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Melanoma (malignant) (M8720/3) 172.9
    • ala nasi 172.3
    • brow 172.3
    • cheek (external) 172.3
    • chin 172.3
    • eyebrow 172.3
    • face NEC 172.3
    • forehead 172.3
    • jaw 172.3
    • nose, external 172.3
    • septum nasal (skin) 172.3
    • temple 172.3

Crosswalk Information

The code 172.3 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
172.3 Right Arrow C43.30 Malignant melanoma of unspecified part of face
C43.31 Malignant melanoma of nose
C43.39 Malignant melanoma of other parts of face
D03.30 Melanoma in situ of unspecified part of face
D03.39 Melanoma in situ of other parts of face
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 data is based on the 2015 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

No. ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
1 172.0 Malignant melanoma of skin of lip
2 172.1 Malignant melanoma of skin of eyelid, including canthus
3 172.2 Malignant melanoma of skin of ear and external auditory canal
4 172.4 Malignant melanoma of skin of scalp and neck
5 172.5 Malignant melanoma of skin of trunk, except scrotum
6 172.6 Malignant melanoma of skin of upper limb, including shoulder
7 172.7 Malignant melanoma of skin of lower limb, including hip
8 172.8 Malignant melanoma of other specified sites of skin
9 172.9 Melanoma of skin, site unspecified

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