Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 216.3
Benign neoplasm of skin of other and unspecified parts of face
  • Short description: Benign neo skin face NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 216.3 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 216.3 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 216.3.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 216.3: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acquired nevus of Ota
  • Benign neoplasm of nose
  • Benign neoplasm of skin of cheek
  • Benign neoplasm of skin of chin
  • Benign neoplasm of skin of eyebrow
  • Benign neoplasm of skin of face
  • Benign neoplasm of skin of forehead
  • Benign neoplasm of skin of nose
  • Benign neoplasm of skin of temple
  • Benign neoplasm of skin of temporal region
  • Benign neoplasm, brow skin
  • Benign neoplasm, nose
  • Benign neoplasm, skin of cheek
  • Benign neoplasm, skin of face
  • Benign neoplasm, skin of temporal region
  • Fibrous papule of face
  • Fibrous papule of nose
  • Fibrous papule of the face
  • Fibrous papule of the nose
  • Melanocytic nevus of face
  • Melanocytic nevus, face
  • Nevus of Ota, acquired
Applies To
  • Cheek, external
  • Eyebrow
  • Nose, external
  • Temple
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 216.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D23.30 Other benign neoplasm of skin of unspecified part of face
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D23.39 Other benign neoplasm of skin of other parts of face
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 216.3:
  • Cyst (mucus) (retention) (serous) (simple)
    • skin (epidermal) (epidermoid, inclusion) (epithelial) (inclusion) (retention) (sebaceous) 706.2
  • Papule 709.8
    • fibrous, of nose (M8724/0) 216.3
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