Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 171.2
Malignant neoplasm of connective and other soft tissue of upper limb, including shoulder
  • Short description: Mal neo soft tissue arm.
  • ICD-9-CM 171.2 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 171.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 171.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 171.2: 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Blood vessel cancer, arm
  • Blood vessel cancer, finger
  • Blood vessel cancer, forearm
  • Blood vessel cancer, hand
  • Blood vessel cancer, shoulder
  • Cancer of the blood vessel, arm
  • Cancer of the blood vessel, finger
  • Cancer of the blood vessel, forearm
  • Cancer of the blood vessel, hand
  • Cancer of the blood vessel, shoulder
  • Cancer of the muscle, shoulder
  • Cancer of the muscle, upper limb
  • Cancer of the peripheral nerve, shoulder
  • Cancer of the soft tissue, shoulder
  • Cancer of the upper limb, soft tissues
  • Cancer peripheral nerve, left shoulder
  • Cancer, peripheral nerve of left arm
  • Cancer, peripheral nerve of right shoulder
  • Cancer, soft tissue of left arm
  • Cancer, soft tissue of right arm
  • Malignant neoplasm of connective and soft tissue of finger
  • Malignant neoplasm of connective and soft tissue of fore-arm
  • Malignant neoplasm of connective and soft tissue of hand
  • Malignant neoplasm of connective and soft tissue of shoulder
  • Malignant neoplasm of connective and soft tissue of thumb
  • Malignant neoplasm of connective and soft tissue of upper limb and shoulder
  • Malignant neoplasm of connective and soft tissue, upper arm
  • Malignant neoplasm of peripheral nerves of upper limb, including shoulder
  • Malignant tumor of soft tissue of shoulder
  • Muscle cancer, arm
  • Muscle cancer, shoulder
  • Peripheral nerve cancer, L arm
  • Peripheral nerve cancer, L shoulder
  • Peripheral nerve cancer, R shoulder
  • Peripheral nerve cancer, shoulder
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of blood vessel of finger
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of blood vessel of forearm
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of blood vessel of hand
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of blood vessel of shoulder
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of blood vessel of upper arm
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of blood vessel of upper limb
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of muscle of shoulder
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of muscle of upper limb
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of peripheral nerves of left shoulder
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of peripheral nerves of right shoulder
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of peripheral nerves of shoulder
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of peripheral nerves of upper limb
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of soft tissue of left arm
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of soft tissue of right arm
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of soft tissues of shoulder
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of soft tissues of upper limb
  • Soft tissue cancer, arm
  • Soft tissue cancer, L arm
  • Soft tissue cancer, left arm
  • Soft tissue cancer, R arm
  • Soft tissue cancer, right arm
  • Soft tissue cancer, shoulder
  • Stewart-Treves syndrome
Applies To
  • Arm
  • Finger
  • Forearm
  • Hand
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 171.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C49.10 Malignant neoplasm of connective and soft tissue of unspecified upper limb, including shoulder
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