Valid for Submission
D16.01 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of benign neoplasm of scapula and long bones of right upper limb. The code D16.01 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code D16.01 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like benign neoplasm of bone of right upper limb, benign neoplasm of humerus, benign neoplasm of long bone of right upper limb, benign neoplasm of right scapula, benign neoplasm of scapula , chondroma of bone, etc.
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Benign neoplasm of bone of right upper limb
- Benign neoplasm of humerus
- Benign neoplasm of long bone of right upper limb
- Benign neoplasm of right scapula
- Benign neoplasm of scapula
- Chondroma of bone
- Enchondroma of bone
- Enchondroma of right humerus
- Enostosis of humerus
- Enostosis of radius
- Enostosis of right humerus
- Enostosis of right radius
- Neoplasm of right humerus
- Neoplasm of right scapula
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
Convert D16.01 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code D16.01 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.
Information for Patients
Also called: 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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