ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R22.42

Localized swelling, mass and lump, left lower limb

Diagnosis Code R22.42

ICD-10: R22.42
Short Description: Localized swelling, mass and lump, left lower limb
Long Description: Localized swelling, mass and lump, left lower limb
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R22.42

Valid for Submission
The code R22.42 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Symptoms and signs involving the skin and subcutaneous tissue (R20-R23)
      • Localized swelling, mass and lump of skin, subcu (R22)

Information for Medical Professionals

According to ICD-10-CM guidelines this code should not to be used as a principal diagnosis code when a related definitive diagnosis has been established.
Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code R22.42 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

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

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Synonyms
  • Swelling of left lower limb

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