172.8 MALIG MELANOMA SKIN NEC

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 172.8

Short Description: Malig melanoma skin NEC

Long Description: Malignant melanoma of other specified sites of skin

Code Classification:

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

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

Synonyms

  • Lentigo maligna melanoma
  • Nodular malignant melanoma of skin
  • Overlapping malignant melanoma of skin

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 172.8 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Melanoma (malignant) (M8720/3) 172.9
    • skin NEC 172.8
      • in situ 172.9

Crosswalk Information

The code 172.8 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
172.8 Right Arrow C43.8 Malignant melanoma of overlapping sites of skin
D03.8 Melanoma in situ of other sites
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
172.7 Malignant melanoma of skin of lower limb, including hip
172.9 Melanoma of skin, site unspecified

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