172.7 MALIG MELANOMA LEG

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 172.7

Short Description: Malig melanoma leg

Long Description: Malignant melanoma of skin of lower limb, including hip

Code Classification:

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

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

Synonyms

  • Malignant melanoma of ankle
  • Malignant melanoma of foot
  • Malignant melanoma of hip
  • Malignant melanoma of knee
  • Malignant melanoma of lower leg
  • Malignant melanoma of lower limb and hip
  • Malignant melanoma of popliteal fossa area
  • Malignant melanoma of skin of ankle
  • Malignant melanoma of skin of foot
  • Malignant melanoma of skin of hip
  • Malignant melanoma of skin of knee
  • Malignant melanoma of skin of lower leg
  • Malignant melanoma of skin of lower limb
  • Malignant melanoma of skin of popliteal area
  • Malignant melanoma of skin of thigh
  • Malignant melanoma of skin of toe
  • Malignant melanoma of thigh
  • Melanoma in situ of hip

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 172.7 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Melanoma (malignant) (M8720/3) 172.9
    • ankle 172.7
    • foot 172.7
    • heel 172.7
    • hip 172.7
    • knee 172.7
    • leg 172.7
    • lower limb NEC 172.7
    • nail 172.9
      • toe 172.7
    • popliteal (fossa) (space) 172.7
    • thigh 172.7
    • toe 172.7

Crosswalk Information

The code 172.7 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
172.7 Right Arrow C43.70 Malignant melanoma of unspecified lower limb, including hip
D03.70 Melanoma in situ of unspecified lower limb, including hip
D03.71 Melanoma in situ of right lower limb, including hip
D03.72 Melanoma in situ of left lower limb, including hip
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
172.6 Malignant melanoma of skin of upper limb, including shoulder
172.8 Malignant melanoma of other specified sites of skin
172.9 Melanoma of skin, site unspecified

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