Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 173.9
Oth and unspec malignant neoplasm of skin, site unspec
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 4 ICD-9-CM codes below 173.9 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Approximate Synonyms
  • Basal cell carcinoma of skin
  • CA of skin
  • CA skin, basal cell
  • CA skin, squamous cell
  • Cancer of the skin
  • Cancer of the skin, basal cell
  • Cancer of the skin, squamous cell
  • Malignant neoplasm of skin
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of skin
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