ICD-10 Diagnosis Code D23.5

Other benign neoplasm of skin of trunk

Diagnosis Code D23.5

ICD-10: D23.5
Short Description: Other benign neoplasm of skin of trunk
Long Description: Other benign neoplasm of skin of trunk
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code D23.5


Code Classification
  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Benign neoplasms, except benign neuroendocrine tumors (D10-D36)
      • Other benign neoplasms of skin (D23)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code D23.5 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • MINOR SKIN DISORDERS WITH MCC 606
  • MINOR SKIN DISORDERS WITHOUT MCC 607

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Synonyms
  • Benign neoplasm of axilla
  • Benign neoplasm of inguinal region
  • Benign neoplasm of inguinal region
  • Benign neoplasm of inguinal region
  • Benign neoplasm of perianal skin
  • Benign neoplasm of skin of abdomen
  • Benign neoplasm of skin of axilla
  • Benign neoplasm of skin of back
  • Benign neoplasm of skin of breast
  • Benign neoplasm of skin of chest
  • Benign neoplasm of skin of groin
  • Benign neoplasm of skin of perineum
  • Benign neoplasm of skin of trunk
  • Benign neoplasm of skin of trunk, excluding scrotum
  • Benign neoplasm of skin of umbilicus
  • Benign neoplasm of soft tissues of thorax
  • Benign tumor of soft tissue of back
  • Cutaneous papilloma of breast
  • Cutaneous papilloma of nipple
  • Cystic dermoid choristoma of skin
  • Cystic dermoid choristoma of skin of back
  • Multiple axillary skin tags
  • Multiple skin tags
  • Multiple skin tags
  • Multiple skin tags in groin
  • Neoplasm of skin of axilla
  • Neoplasm of skin of groin
  • Neoplasm of skin of groin
  • Neoplasm of skin of groin
  • Neoplasm of skin of umbilicus
  • Papilloma of skin
  • Papilloma of skin of groin

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code D23.5 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


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

  • Biopsy - polyps
  • Cherry angioma


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