ICD-10 Diagnosis Code C49.10

Malig neoplm of conn & soft tiss of unsp upr lmb, inc shldr

Diagnosis Code C49.10

ICD-10: C49.10
Short Description: Malig neoplm of conn & soft tiss of unsp upr lmb, inc shldr
Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of connective and soft tissue of unspecified upper limb, including shoulder
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code C49.10


Code Classification
  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of mesothelial and soft tissue (C45-C49)
      • Malignant neoplasm of other connective and soft tissue (C49)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code C49.10 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • PATHOLOGICAL FRACTURES AND MUSCULOSKELETAL AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE MALIGNANCY WITH MCC 542
  • PATHOLOGICAL FRACTURES AND MUSCULOSKELETAL AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE MALIGNANCY WITH CC 543
  • PATHOLOGICAL FRACTURES AND MUSCULOSKELETAL AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE MALIGNANCY WITHOUT CC/MCC 544

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Synonyms
  • Lymphangioma of skin
  • Lymphangiosarcoma
  • Malignant neoplasm of connective and soft tissue of finger
  • Malignant neoplasm of connective and soft tissue of forearm
  • Malignant neoplasm of connective and soft tissue of hand
  • Malignant neoplasm of connective and soft tissue of shoulder
  • Malignant neoplasm of connective and soft tissue of thumb
  • Malignant neoplasm of connective and soft tissue of upper limb and shoulder
  • Malignant neoplasm of connective and soft tissue, upper arm
  • Malignant tumor of soft tissue of shoulder
  • Malignant tumor of soft tissue of upper limb
  • Neoplasm of blood vessel of finger
  • Neoplasm of blood vessel of forearm
  • Neoplasm of blood vessel of hand
  • Neoplasm of blood vessel of hand
  • Neoplasm of blood vessel of shoulder
  • Neoplasm of blood vessel of upper arm
  • Neoplasm of muscle of shoulder
  • Neoplasm of muscle of upper limb
  • Neoplasm of muscle of upper limb
  • Neoplasm of soft tissues of shoulder
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of blood vessel of finger
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of blood vessel of forearm
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of blood vessel of hand
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of blood vessel of shoulder
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of blood vessel of upper arm
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of blood vessel of upper limb
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of forearm
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of hand
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of muscle of shoulder
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of muscle of upper limb
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of shoulder
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of shoulder
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of shoulder
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of soft tissues of shoulder
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of soft tissues of upper limb
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of upper arm
  • Soft tissue lesion of shoulder region
  • Stewart-Treves syndrome

Information for Patients


Cancer

Also called: Carcinoma, Malignancy, Neoplasms, Tumor

Cancer begins in your cells, which are the building blocks of your body. Normally, your body forms new cells as you need them, replacing old cells that die. Sometimes this process goes wrong. New cells grow even when you don't need them, and old cells don't die when they should. These extra cells can form a mass called a tumor. Tumors can be benign or malignant. Benign tumors aren't cancer while malignant ones are. Cells from malignant tumors can invade nearby tissues. They can also break away and spread to other parts of the body.

Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for where they start. For example, lung cancer starts in the lung, and breast cancer starts in the breast. The spread of cancer from one part of the body to another is called metastasis. Symptoms and treatment depend on the cancer type and how advanced it is. Most treatment plans may include surgery, radiation and/or chemotherapy. Some may involve hormone therapy, biologic therapy, or stem cell transplantation.

NIH: National Cancer Institute

  • Cancer
  • Cancer and lymph nodes
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  • Cancer treatment -- early menopause
  • Cancer treatment: preventing infection
  • Cancer treatments
  • Hyperthermia for treating cancer
  • Laser therapy for cancer
  • Photodynamic therapy for cancer
  • Targeted therapies for cancer


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Connective Tissue Disorders

Connective tissue is the material inside your body that supports many of its parts. It is the "cellular glue" that gives your tissues their shape and helps keep them strong. It also helps some of your tissues do their work. Cartilage and fat are examples of connective tissue.

There are over 200 disorders that impact connective tissue. Some, like cellulitis, are the result of an infection. Injuries can cause connective tissue disorders, such as scars. Others, such as Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Marfan syndrome, and osteogenesis imperfecta, are genetic. Still others, like scleroderma, have no known cause. Each disorder has its own symptoms and needs different treatment.

  • Dupuytrens contracture


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