ICD-10 Diagnosis Code D21.10

Ben neoplm of connctv/soft tiss of unsp upr limb, inc shldr

Diagnosis Code D21.10

ICD-10: D21.10
Short Description: Ben neoplm of connctv/soft tiss of unsp upr limb, inc shldr
Long Description: Benign neoplasm of connective and other soft tissue of unspecified upper limb, including shoulder
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code D21.10

Valid for Submission
The code D21.10 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Benign neoplasms, except benign neuroendocrine tumors (D10-D36)
      • Other benign neoplasms of connective and other soft tissue (D21)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code D21.10 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 564 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITH MCC
  • 565 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITH CC
  • 566 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITHOUT CC/MCC

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Synonyms
  • Benign neoplasm of blood vessel of finger
  • Benign neoplasm of blood vessel of forearm
  • Benign neoplasm of blood vessel of hand
  • Benign neoplasm of blood vessel of shoulder
  • Benign neoplasm of blood vessel of upper arm
  • Benign neoplasm of blood vessel of upper limb
  • Benign neoplasm of forearm
  • Benign neoplasm of forearm
  • Benign neoplasm of muscle of shoulder
  • Benign neoplasm of muscle of upper limb
  • Benign neoplasm of shoulder
  • Benign neoplasm of shoulder
  • Benign neoplasm of shoulder
  • Benign neoplasm of soft tissue of forearm
  • Benign neoplasm of soft tissue of hand
  • Benign neoplasm of soft tissue of upper arm
  • Benign neoplasm of soft tissues of shoulder
  • Benign neoplasm of soft tissues of upper limb
  • Benign neoplasm of upper arm
  • Benign neoplasm of upper arm
  • Fibroma 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
  • Neuroma of upper limb
  • Postoperative neuroma of upper limb
  • Soft tissue lesion of shoulder region

Information for Patients


Benign Tumors

Also called: Benign cancer, Benign neoplasms, Noncancerous tumors

Tumors are abnormal growths in your body. They can be either benign or malignant. Benign tumors aren't cancer. Malignant ones are. Benign tumors grow only in one place. They cannot spread or invade other parts of your body. Even so, they can be dangerous if they press on vital organs, such as your brain.

Tumors are made up of extra cells. Normally, cells grow and divide to form new cells as your body needs them. When cells grow old, they die, and new cells take their place. Sometimes, this process goes wrong. New cells form when your body does not need them, and old cells do not die when they should. These extra cells can divide without stopping and may form tumor.

Treatment often involves surgery. Benign tumors usually don't grow back.

NIH: National Cancer Institute

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