2021 ICD-10-CM Code D23.39

Other benign neoplasm of skin of other parts of face

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

D23.39 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other benign neoplasm of skin of other parts of face. The code D23.39 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 D23.39 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like benign neoplasm of cheek, benign neoplasm of skin of cheek, benign neoplasm of skin of chin, benign neoplasm of skin of eyebrow, benign neoplasm of skin of forehead , benign neoplasm of skin of nose, etc.

The following anatomical sites found in the Table of Neoplasms apply to this code given the correct histological behavior: Neoplasm, neoplastic ala nasi (external) [See Also: Neoplasm, skin, nose] ; Neoplasm, neoplastic brow ; Neoplasm, neoplastic cheek external ; Neoplasm, neoplastic chin ; Neoplasm, neoplastic columnella [See Also: Neoplasm, skin, face] ; Neoplasm, neoplastic eyebrow ; Neoplasm, neoplastic forehead (skin) ; etc

ICD-10:D23.39
Short Description:Other benign neoplasm of skin of other parts of face
Long Description:Other benign neoplasm of skin of other parts of face

Code Classification

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

Convert D23.39 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code D23.39 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.

Table of Neoplasms

The code D23.39 is included in the table of neoplasms by anatomical site. For each site there are six possible code numbers according to whether the neoplasm in question is malignant, benign, in situ, of uncertain behavior, or of unspecified nature. The description of the neoplasm will often indicate which of the six columns is appropriate.

Where such descriptors are not present, the remainder of the Index should be consulted where guidance is given to the appropriate column for each morphological (histological) variety listed. However, the guidance in the Index can be overridden if one of the descriptors mentioned above is present.

Neoplasm, neoplastic Malignant
Primary
Malignant
Secondary
CaInSitu Benign Uncertain
Behavior
Unspecified
Behavior
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »ala nasi (external) [See Also: Neoplasm, skin, nose]
C44.301C79.2D04.39D23.39D48.5D49.2
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »brow
C44.309C79.2D04.39D23.39D48.5D49.2
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »cheek
    »external
C44.309C79.2D04.39D23.39D48.5D49.2
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »chin
C44.309C79.2D04.39D23.39D48.5D49.2
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »columnella [See Also: Neoplasm, skin, face]
C44.390C79.2D04.39D23.39D48.5D49.2
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »eyebrow
C44.309C79.2D04.39D23.39D48.5D49.2
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »forehead (skin)
C44.309C79.2D04.39D23.39D48.5D49.2
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »jaw
    »skin [See Also: Neoplasm, skin, face]
C44.309C79.2D04.39D23.39D48.5D49.2
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »nasolabial groove [See Also: Neoplasm, skin, face]
C44.309C79.2D04.39D23.39D48.5D49.2
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »nose, nasal
    »ala (external) (nasi) [See Also: Neoplasm, nose, skin]
C44.301C79.2D04.39D23.39D48.5D49.2
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »nose, nasal
    »external (skin) [See Also: Neoplasm, nose, skin]
C44.301C79.2D04.39D23.39D48.5D49.2
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »nose, nasal
    »skin
C44.301C79.2D04.39D23.39D48.5D49.2
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »skin NOS
    »ala nasi [See Also: Neoplasm, nose, skin]
C44.301C79.2D04.39D23.39D48.5D49.2
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »skin NOS
    »brow [See Also: Neoplasm, skin, face]
C44.309C79.2D04.39D23.39D48.5D49.2
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »skin NOS
    »cheek (external) [See Also: Neoplasm, skin, face]
C44.309C79.2D04.39D23.39D48.5D49.2
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »skin NOS
    »chin [See Also: Neoplasm, skin, face]
C44.309C79.2D04.39D23.39D48.5D49.2
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »skin NOS
    »columnella [See Also: Neoplasm, skin, face]
C44.309C79.2D04.39D23.39D48.5D49.2
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »skin NOS
    »eyebrow [See Also: Neoplasm, skin, face]
C44.309C79.2D04.39D23.39D48.5D49.2
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »skin NOS
    »forehead [See Also: Neoplasm, skin, face]
C44.309C79.2D04.39D23.39D48.5D49.2
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »skin NOS
    »glabella [See Also: Neoplasm, skin, face]
C44.309C79.2D04.39D23.39D48.5D49.2
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »skin NOS
    »jaw [See Also: Neoplasm, skin, face]
C44.309C79.2D04.39D23.39D48.5D49.2
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »skin NOS
    »nose (external) [See Also: Neoplasm, nose, skin]
C44.301C79.2D04.39D23.39D48.5D49.2
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »skin NOS
    »temple [See Also: Neoplasm, skin, face]
C44.309C79.2D04.39D23.39D48.5D49.2
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »temple (skin) [See Also: Neoplasm, skin, face]
C44.309C79.2D04.39D23.39D48.5D49.2
»Neoplasm, neoplastic
  »temporal
    »region
      »skin [See Also: Neoplasm, skin, face]
C44.309C79.2D04.39D23.39D48.5D49.2

Information for Patients


Benign Tumors

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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Skin Conditions

Also called: Cutaneous disorders, Dermatologic disorders

Your skin is your body's largest organ. It covers and protects your body. Your skin

Anything that irritates, clogs, or inflames your skin can cause symptoms such as redness, swelling, burning, and itching. Allergies, irritants, your genetic makeup, and certain diseases and immune system problems can cause rashes, hives, and other skin conditions. Many skin problems, such as acne, also affect your appearance.

NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases


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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)