2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 172
Malignant melanoma of skin
- There are 10 ICD-9-CM codes below 172 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
- A primary melanoma arising from atypical melanocytes in the skin. Precursor lesions include acquired and congenital melanocytic nevi, and dysplastic nevi. Several histologic variants have been recognized, including superficial spreading melanoma, acral lentiginous melanoma, nodular melanoma, and lentigo maligna melanoma
- melanoma in situ of skin
- melanoma (skin) NOS