Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 228.0
Hemangioma any site
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 6 ICD-9-CM codes below 228.0 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A benign localized vascular neoplasm usually occurring in infancy and childhood. It is characterized by the formation of capillary-sized or cavernous vascular channels. The majority of cases are congenital.
  • Extremely common benign tumor, occurring most commonly in infancy and childhood, made up of newly formed blood vessels, and resulting from malformation of angioblastic tissue of fetal life; can occur anywhere in the body but is most frequently noticed in the skin and subcutaneous tissues.
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