Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 172.7
Malignant melanoma of skin of lower limb including hip
  • Short description: MALIG MELANOMA LEG.
  • ICD-9-CM 172.7 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 172.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 172.7.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 172.7: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Malignant melanoma of ankle
  • 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 left hip
  • Malignant melanoma of skin of leg
  • Malignant melanoma of skin of lower limb
  • Malignant melanoma of skin of popliteal area
  • Malignant melanoma of skin of right hip
  • Malignant melanoma of skin of right lower limb
  • Malignant melanoma of skin of thigh
  • Malignant melanoma of skin of toe
  • Malignant melanoma of thigh
  • Melanoma in situ of hip
  • Melanoma in situ of lower limb
  • Melanoma in situ of right leg
  • Melanoma in situ, leg
  • Melanoma in situ, R leg
  • Melanoma in situ, right leg
  • Melanoma, skin of ankle
  • Melanoma, skin of hip
  • Melanoma, skin of L hip
  • Melanoma, skin of left hip
  • Melanoma, skin of leg
  • Melanoma, skin of lower limb
  • Melanoma, skin of R hip
  • Melanoma, skin of R leg
  • Melanoma, skin of right hip
  • Melanoma, skin of right leg
Applies To
  • Ankle
  • Foot
  • Heel
  • Knee
  • Leg
  • Popliteal area
  • Thigh
  • Toe
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 172.7 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C43.70 Malignant melanoma of unspecified lower limb, including hip
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D03.70 Melanoma in situ of unspecified lower limb, including hip
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D03.71 Melanoma in situ of right lower limb, including hip
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D03.72 Melanoma in situ of left lower limb, including hip
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 172.7:
  • 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
    • popliteal (fossa) (space) 172.7
    • thigh 172.7
    • toe 172.7
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