Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 216.9
Benign neoplasm of skin, site unspecified
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Benign neoplasm skin NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 216.9 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 216.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Adenoma of skin, sebaceous
  • Angiokeratoma
  • Angiokeratoma of skin
  • Apocrine cystadenoma
  • Apocrine hidrocystoma
  • Apocrine hydrocystoma
  • Benign collagenoma
  • Benign fibrous histiocytoma
  • Benign neoplasm of skin
  • Benign neoplasm, skin
  • Benign neoplasm, trichoepithelioma
  • Benign nevus of skin
  • Blue nevus of skin
  • Blue nevus, skin
  • Collagen nevus of skin
  • Collagenoma
  • Congenital melanocytic nevus
  • Congenital pigmented melanocytic nevus
  • Cutaneous neurofibroma
  • Dermal cellular nevus
  • Dermal neurofibroma
  • Dermatofibroma
  • Dysplastic nevus of skin
  • Dysplastic nevus, skin
  • Eccrine hidrocystoma
  • Eccrine hidrocystoma of skin (disorder)
  • Eccrine hydrocystoma
  • Epidermal nevus
  • Epithelioid and spindle cell nevus
  • Fibrous histiocytoma of skin
  • Halo nevus
  • Hidradenoma, papillary
  • Lymphomatoid papulosis
  • Melanocytic hairy epidermal nevus
  • Melanocytic nevus
  • Melanocytic nevus, congenital
  • Melanocytic nevus, congenital (birthmark)
  • Muir Torre syndrome w benign sebaceous neoplasm
  • Muir Torre syndrome w sebaceous benign neoplasm
  • Neurofibroma, dermal
  • Nevus
  • Nevus (birthmark or mole)
  • Nevus (birthmark or mole), atypical
  • Nevus (birthmark or mole), melanocytic
  • Nevus of skin, dysplastic
  • Nevus, atypical
  • Nevus, epidermal
  • Nevus, melanocytic
  • Nevus, pigmented hairy epidermal
  • Nevus, spindle and epithelioid
  • Papillary hidradenoma
  • Pigmented hairy epidermal nevus
  • Pilomatrixoma
  • Sebaceous adenoma of skin
  • Sebaceous adenoma, skin
  • Syringoma
  • Syringoma of skin (disorder)
  • Torr?-Muir syndrome with benign sebaceous neoplasm
  • Trichoepithelioma
Clinical Information
  • Abnormal growth of the cells that comprise the tissues of the skin, without any evidence of malignancy.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 216.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D23.9 Other benign neoplasm of skin, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 216.9:
  • Adenoma (sessile) (M8140/0) - see also Neoplasm, by site, benign
    • apocrine (M8401/0)
      • breast 217
      • specified site NEC - see Neoplasm, skin, benign
      • unspecified site 216.9
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