Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 202.1
Mycosis fungoides
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 9 ICD-9-CM codes below 202.1 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • (mye-ko-sis fun-goy-deez) a type of non-hodgkin's lymphoma that first appears on the skin and can spread to the lymph nodes or other organs such as the spleen, liver, or lungs.
  • A chronic, malignant t-cell lymphoma of the skin. In the late stages, the lymph nodes and viscera are affected.
  • A kind of skin cancer
  • A peripheral (mature) t-cell lymphoma presenting in the skin with patches/plaques. It is characterized by epidermal and dermal infiltration of small to medium-sized t-cells with cerebriform nuclei. Patients with limited disease generally have an excellent prognosis. In the more advanced stages, the prognosis is poor. (who, 2001)
  • A type of non-hodgkin's lymphoma that first appears on the skin and can spread to the lymph nodes or other organs such as the spleen, liver, or lungs.
  • Chronic malignant t-cell lymphoma of the skin; in the late stages the lymph nodes and viscera are affected.
202.1 Excludes
  • peripheral T-cell lymphoma (202.7)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 202.1:
  • Alibert's disease (mycosis fungoides) (M9700/3) 202.1
  • Alibert-Bazin disease (M9700/3) 202.1
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Alibert's (mycosis fungoides) (M9700/3) 202.1
    • Alibert-Bazin (M9700/3) 202.1
  • Granuloma NEC 686.1
    • fungoides 202.1
  • Lymphoma (malignant) (M9590/3) 202.8
    • T-cell 202.1
  • Mycosis, mycotic 117.9
    • fungoides (M9700/3) 202.1
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Alibert-Bazin (mycosis fungoides) (M9700/3) 202.1
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