Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 786.6
Swelling, mass, or lump in chest
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Chest swelling/mass/lump.
  • ICD-9-CM 786.6 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 786.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Chest mass
  • Chest swelling
  • Chest wall mass
  • Hilar lung mass
  • Hilar mass
  • Lung mass
  • Mass does not move with respiration
  • Mass moves with respiration
  • Mass of anterior mediastinum
  • Mass of chest wall
  • Mass of hilum
  • Mass of mediastinum
  • Mass of respiratory structure
  • Mass of thoracic structure
  • Mediastinal mass
  • Subcutaneous mass of chest wall
  • Swelling of respiratory structure
786.6 Excludes
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 786.6 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R22.2 Localized swelling, mass and lump, trunk
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 786.6:
  • Lump - see also Mass
    • chest 786.6
    • lung 786.6
    • mediastinal 786.6
    • substernal 786.6
  • Mass
    • chest 786.6
    • lung 786.6
    • mediastinal 786.6
    • substernal 786.6
      • thyroid (see also Goiter) 240.9
  • Swelling 782.3
    • chest 786.6
    • lung 786.6
    • mediastinal 786.6
    • substernal 786.6
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