Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 216.6
Benign neoplasm of skin of upper limb including shoulder
  • Short description: Benign neo skin arm.
  • ICD-9-CM 216.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 216.6 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: 216.6 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM D23.60 Other benign neoplasm of skin of unspecified upper limb, including shoulder
Approximate Synonyms
  • Benign neoplasm of skin of hand
  • Benign neoplasm of skin of upper limb
  • Benign neoplasm, skin of arm
  • Benign neoplasm, skin of hand
  • Melanocytic nevus of left arm
  • Melanocytic nevus of right upper limb AND/OR shoulder
  • Melanocytic nevus of upper limb
  • Melanocytic nevus, arm
  • Melanocytic nevus, L arm
  • Melanocytic nevus, left arm
  • Melanocytic nevus, R arm
  • Melanocytic nevus, right arm
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