Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 173.52
Squamous cell carcinoma of skin of trunk, except scrotum
  • Short description: Squam cell ca skin trunk.
  • ICD-9-CM 173.52 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 173.52 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 173.52.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Cancer of the back, squamous cell
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of back
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of skin of trunk
  • Squamous cell carcinoma skin of trunk
  • Squamous cell carcinoma, back
  • Squamous cell carcinoma, trunk
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 173.52 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM C44.520 Squamous cell carcinoma of anal skin
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM C44.521 Squamous cell carcinoma of skin of breast
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM C44.529 Squamous cell carcinoma of skin of other part of trunk
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