173.91 BASAL CELL CA SKIN NOS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 173.91

Short Description: Basal cell ca skin NOS

Long Description: Basal cell carcinoma of skin, site unspecified

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (140–239)
    • Malignant neoplasm of bone, connective tissue, skin, and breast (170-176)
      • 173 Other malignant neoplasm of skin
        • 173.91 Basal cell ca skin NOS

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 173.91 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Carcinoma (M8010/3) - see also Neoplasm, by site, malignant
    • basal cell (pigmented) (M8090/3) (see also Neoplasm, skin, malignant) 173.91
      • fibro-epithelial type (M8093/3) - see Neoplasm, skin, malignant
      • morphea type (M8092/3) - see Neoplasm, skin, malignant
      • multicentric (M8091/3) - see Neoplasm, skin, malignant
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Crosswalk Information

The code 173.91 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
173.91 Right Arrow C44.91 Basal cell carcinoma of skin, unspecified
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
173.00 Unspecified malignant neoplasm of skin of lip
173.01 Basal cell carcinoma of skin of lip
173.02 Squamous cell carcinoma of skin of lip
173.09 Other specified malignant neoplasm of skin of lip
173.10 Unspecified malignant neoplasm of eyelid, including canthus
173.11 Basal cell carcinoma of eyelid, including canthus
173.12 Squamous cell carcinoma of eyelid, including canthus
173.19 Other specified malignant neoplasm of eyelid, including canthus
173.20 Unspecified malignant neoplasm of skin of ear and external auditory canal
173.21 Basal cell carcinoma of skin of ear and external auditory canal
173.22 Squamous cell carcinoma of skin of ear and external auditory canal
173.29 Other specified malignant neoplasm of skin of ear and external auditory canal
173.30 Unspecified malignant neoplasm of skin of other and unspecified parts of face
173.31 Basal cell carcinoma of skin of other and unspecified parts of face
173.32 Squamous cell carcinoma of skin of other and unspecified parts of face
173.39 Other specified malignant neoplasm of skin of other and unspecified parts of face
173.40 Unspecified malignant neoplasm of scalp and skin of neck
173.41 Basal cell carcinoma of scalp and skin of neck
173.42 Squamous cell carcinoma of scalp and skin of neck
173.49 Other specified malignant neoplasm of scalp and skin of neck
173.50 Unspecified malignant neoplasm of skin of trunk, except scrotum
173.51 Basal cell carcinoma of skin of trunk, except scrotum
173.52 Squamous cell carcinoma of skin of trunk, except scrotum
173.59 Other specified malignant neoplasm of skin of trunk, except scrotum
173.60 Unspecified malignant neoplasm of skin of upper limb, including shoulder
173.61 Basal cell carcinoma of skin of upper limb, including shoulder
173.62 Squamous cell carcinoma of skin of upper limb, including shoulder
173.69 Other specified malignant neoplasm of skin of upper limb, including shoulder
173.70 Unspecified malignant neoplasm of skin of lower limb, including hip
173.71 Basal cell carcinoma of skin of lower limb, including hip
173.72 Squamous cell carcinoma of skin of lower limb, including hip
173.79 Other specified malignant neoplasm of skin of lower limb, including hip
173.80 Unspecified malignant neoplasm of other specified sites of skin
173.81 Basal cell carcinoma of other specified sites of skin
173.82 Squamous cell carcinoma of other specified sites of skin
173.89 Other specified malignant neoplasm of other specified sites of skin
173.90 Unspecified malignant neoplasm of skin, site unspecified
173.92 Squamous cell carcinoma of skin, site unspecified
173.99 Other specified malignant neoplasm of skin, site unspecified

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