Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 173.99
Other specified malignant neoplasm of skin, site unspecified
  • Short description: Oth mal neo skn site NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 173.99 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 173.99 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 173.99.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 173.99: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Adenocarcinoma, skin
  • Cancer of the skin, adenocarcinoma
  • Cancer, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
  • Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
  • Extramammary Paget disease, skin
  • Extramammary Paget's disease of skin
  • Extramammary Pagets of skin
  • Microcystic adnexal carcinoma
  • Microcystic adnexal carcinoma of skin (disorder)
  • Primary adenocarcinoma of skin
  • Sebaceous adenocarcinoma
  • Sebaceous carcinoma
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 173.99 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C44.99 Other specified malignant neoplasm of skin, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 173.99:
  • Adenocarcinoma (M8140/3) - see also Neoplasm, by site, malignant
    • apocrine (M8401/3)
      • breast - see Neoplasm, breast, malignant
      • specified site NEC - see Neoplasm, skin, malignant
      • unspecified site 173.99
  • Carcinoma (M8010/3) - see also Neoplasm, by site, malignant
    • apocrine (M8401/3)
      • breast - see Neoplasm, breast, malignant
      • specified site NEC - see Neoplasm, skin, malignant
      • unspecified site 173.99
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