172.4 MAL MELANOMA SCALP/NECK

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 172.4

Short Description: Mal melanoma scalp/neck

Long Description: Malignant melanoma of skin of scalp and neck

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (140–239)
    • Malignant neoplasm of bone, connective tissue, skin, and breast (170-176)
      • 172 Malignant melanoma of skin
        • 172.4 Mal melanoma scalp/neck

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 172.4 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Melanoma (malignant) (M8720/3) 172.9
    • neck 172.4
    • scalp 172.4

Crosswalk Information

The code 172.4 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
172.4 Right Arrow C43.4 Malignant melanoma of scalp and neck
D03.4 Melanoma in situ of scalp and neck
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
4 172.3 Malignant melanoma of skin of other and unspecified parts of face
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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