Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 214.9
Lipoma, unspecified site
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 214.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 214.9 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 214.9 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM D17.9 Benign lipomatous neoplasm, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Lipoma
  • Lipoma (clinical)
  • Lipoma (fatty mass)
  • Lipoma of spina bifida
  • Lipoma, spina bifida
Clinical Information
  • A benign (not cancer) tumor made of fat cells
  • A benign neoplasm composed of adipose tissue
  • A benign tumor composed of fat cells (adipocytes). It can be surrounded by a thin layer of connective tissue (encapsulated), or diffuse without the capsule
  • A benign, usually painless, well-circumscribed lipomatous tumor composed of adipose tissue
  • Skin biopsy, diagnostic of pss: skin biopsy revealing increased compact collagen in the reticular dermis, thinning of the epidermis, loss of rete pegs, atrophy of dermal appendages, and hyalinization and fibrosis of arterioles
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 214.9:
  • Angiolipoma (M8861/0) (see also Lipoma, by site) 214.9
    • infiltrating (M8861/1) - see Neoplasm, connective tissue, uncertain behavior
  • Fibrolipoma (M8851/0) (see also Lipoma, by site) 214.9
  • Fibroma (M8810/0) - see also Neoplasm, connective tissue, benign
    • molle (M8851/0) (see also Lipoma, by site) 214.9
    • soft (M8851/0) (see also Lipoma, by site) 214.9
  • Fibromyxolipoma (M8852/0) (see also Lipoma, by site) 214.9
  • Lipoma (M8850/0) 214.9
    • fetal (M8881/0) - see also Lipoma, by site
      • fat cell (M8880/0) - see Lipoma, by site
    • infiltrating (M8856/0) - see Lipoma, by site
    • intramuscular (M8856/0) - see Lipoma, by site
    • spindle cell (M8857/0) - see Lipoma, by site
  • Myxolipoma (M8852/0) (see also Lipoma, by site) 214.9
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