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 2018 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

ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
172.0 Malignant melanoma of skin of lip
172.1 Malignant melanoma of skin of eyelid, including canthus
172.2 Malignant melanoma of skin of ear and external auditory canal
172.3 Malignant melanoma of skin of other and unspecified parts of face
172.5 Malignant melanoma of skin of trunk, except scrotum
172.6 Malignant melanoma of skin of upper limb, including shoulder
172.7 Malignant melanoma of skin of lower limb, including hip
172.8 Malignant melanoma of other specified sites of skin
172.9 Melanoma of skin, site unspecified

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