Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 216.4
Benign neoplasm of scalp and skin of neck
  • Short description: Ben neo scalp/skin neck.
  • ICD-9-CM 216.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 216.4 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 216.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM D23.4 Other benign neoplasm of skin of scalp and neck
Approximate Synonyms
  • Benign neoplasm of skin of neck
  • Benign neoplasm of skin of scalp
  • Benign neoplasm, skin of neck
  • Benign neoplasm, skin of scalp
  • Melanocytic nevus of scalp
  • Melanocytic nevus, scalp
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 216.4:
  • Tumor (M8000/1) - see also Neoplasm, by site, unspecified nature
    • turban (M8200/0) 216.4
  • Turban tumor (M8200/0) 216.4
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