ICD-10 Diagnosis Code D28.0

Benign neoplasm of vulva

Diagnosis Code D28.0

ICD-10: D28.0
Short Description: Benign neoplasm of vulva
Long Description: Benign neoplasm of vulva
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code D28.0

Valid for Submission
The code D28.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Benign neoplasms, except benign neuroendocrine tumors (D10-D36)
      • Benign neoplasm of other and unsp female genital organs (D28)

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Diagnoses for females only Additional informationCallout TooltipDiagnoses for females only
Diagnoses for females only.

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code D28.0 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)


Convert to ICD-9 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
  • 221.2 - Benign neoplasm vulva

  • Angiokeratoma of skin
  • Angiokeratoma of vulva
  • Benign neoplasm of Bartholin's gland
  • Benign neoplasm of clitoris
  • Benign neoplasm of labia majora
  • Benign neoplasm of labia minora
  • Benign neoplasm of vulva
  • Lesion of clitoris
  • Neoplasm of clitoris
  • Neoplasm of labia majora
  • Neoplasm of labia minora
  • Vestibular papillomatosis

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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Vulvar Disorders

The vulva is the external part of a woman's genitals. Some problems you can have with the vulvar area include

  • Vaginitis or vulvovaginitis, swelling or infection of the vulva and vagina
  • Skin problems due to allergy
  • Vulvar cancer
  • Vulvodynia, or vulvar pain

Symptoms may include redness, itching, pain, or cracks in the skin. Treatment depends on the cause.

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