Non-specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 173.3
Oth and unspec malignant neoplasm of skin of oth and unspec parts of face
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Disease Synonyms
  • Basal cell carcinoma of ala nasi
  • Basal cell carcinoma of cheek
  • Basal cell carcinoma of chin
  • Basal cell carcinoma of face
  • Basal cell carcinoma of forehead
  • Basal cell carcinoma of glabella
  • Basal cell carcinoma of nasolabial groove
  • Basal cell carcinoma of nose
  • Basal cell carcinoma of temple
  • CA nose, basal cell
  • CA skin, face
  • CA skin, face, basal cell
  • CA skin, face, squamous cell
  • Cancer of the nose, basal cell
  • Cancer of the skin, face
  • Cancer of the skin, face, basal cell
  • Cancer of the skin, face, squamous cell
  • Malignant neoplasm of skin of cheek, external
  • Malignant neoplasm of skin of face
  • Malignant neoplasm of skin of nose
  • Malignant neoplasm of skin of temple
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of skin of cheek
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of skin of chin
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of skin of eyebrow
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of skin of face
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of skin of forehead
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of skin of nose
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of skin of temporal region
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of ala nasi
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of bridge of nose
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of chin
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of forehead
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of nasolabial fold
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of skin of cheek
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of skin of face
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of temple
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of tip of nose
Applies To
  • Cheek, external
  • Chin
  • Eyebrow
  • Forehead
  • Nose, external
  • Temple
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