172.6 MALIG MELANOMA ARM

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 172.6

Short Description: Malig melanoma arm

Long Description: Malignant melanoma of skin of upper limb, including shoulder

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (140–239)
    • Malignant neoplasm of bone, connective tissue, skin, and breast (170-176)
      • 172 Malignant melanoma of skin
        • 172.6 Malig melanoma arm

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

Synonyms

  • Malignant melanoma of finger
  • Malignant melanoma of forearm
  • Malignant melanoma of hand
  • Malignant melanoma of shoulder
  • Malignant melanoma of skin of elbow
  • Malignant melanoma of skin of finger
  • Malignant melanoma of skin of forearm
  • Malignant melanoma of skin of hand
  • Malignant melanoma of skin of shoulder
  • Malignant melanoma of skin of upper arm
  • Malignant melanoma of skin of upper limb
  • Malignant melanoma of skin of wrist
  • Malignant melanoma of thumb
  • Malignant melanoma of upper arm
  • Melanoma in situ of shoulder
  • Melanoma in situ of upper limb

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 172.6 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Melanoma (malignant) (M8720/3) 172.9
    • arm 172.6
    • finger 172.6
    • forearm 172.6
    • hand 172.6
    • nail 172.9
      • finger 172.6
    • shoulder 172.6
    • upper limb NEC 172.6

Crosswalk Information

The code 172.6 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
172.6 Right Arrow C43.60 Malignant melanoma of unsp upper limb, including shoulder
D03.60 Melanoma in situ of unsp upper limb, including shoulder
D03.61 Melanoma in situ of right upper limb, including shoulder
D03.62 Melanoma in situ of left upper limb, including shoulder
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
172.4 Malignant melanoma of skin of scalp and neck
172.5 Malignant melanoma of skin of trunk, except scrotum
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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