Non-specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 173.5
Oth and unspec malignant neoplasm of skin of trunk, except scrotum
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173.5 Excludes
Applies To
  • Axillary fold
  • Perianal skin
  • Skin of:
    • abdominal wall
    • anus
    • back
    • breast
    • buttock
    • chest wall
    • groin
    • perineum
  • Umbilicus
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