ICD-10 Diagnosis Code D48.3

Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of retroperitoneum

Diagnosis Code D48.3

ICD-10: D48.3
Short Description: Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of retroperitoneum
Long Description: Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of retroperitoneum
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code D48.3

Valid for Submission
The code D48.3 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Neoplasms of uncertain behavior, polycythemia vera and myelodysplastic syndromes (D37-D48)
      • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of other and unsp sites (D48)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code D48.3 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • DIGESTIVE MALIGNANCY WITH MCC 374
  • DIGESTIVE MALIGNANCY WITH CC 375
  • DIGESTIVE MALIGNANCY WITHOUT CC/MCC 376

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Synonyms
  • Hemangioendothelioma of abdomen
  • Hemangioendothelioma of retroperitoneum
  • Neoplasm of periadrenal tissue
  • Neoplasm of perirenal tissue
  • Neoplasm of retrocecal tissue
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of adrenal gland
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of kidney
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of periadrenal tissue
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of perirenal tissue
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of retrocecal tissue
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of retroperitoneum
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of retroperitoneum and peritoneum
  • Tumor of peritoneum and retroperitoneum

Information for Patients


Peritoneal Disorders

Your peritoneum is the tissue that lines your abdominal wall and covers most of the organs in your abdomen. A liquid, peritoneal fluid, lubricates the surface of this tissue.

Disorders of the peritoneum are not common. They include

  • Peritonitis - an inflammation of the peritoneum
  • Cancer
  • Complications from peritoneal dialysis

Your doctor may use imaging tests or lab tests to analyze the peritoneal fluid to diagnose the problem. Treatment of peritoneal disorders depends on the cause.

  • Peritonitis
  • Peritonitis - secondary
  • Peritonitis - spontaneous
  • Retroperitoneal inflammation


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