Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 238.2
Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of skin
  • Short description: Unc behav neo skin.
  • ICD-9-CM 238.2 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 238.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 238.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 238.2: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Dermatofibroma protuberans
  • Keratoacanthoma
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of ear
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of skin of dermatofibroma protuberans
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of skin of eyelid
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of skin of face
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of skin of scalp
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, ear
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, skin
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, skin of eyelid
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, skin of face
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, skin of scalp
  • Neoplasm skin, dermatofibroma protuberans
238.2 Excludes
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 238.2 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D48.5 Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of skin
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 238.2:
  • Keratoacanthoma 238.2
  • Nevus (M8720/0) - see also Neoplasm, skin, benign
    • bathing trunk (M8761/1) 238.2
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