Valid for Submission
D48.3 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of neoplasm of uncertain behavior of retroperitoneum. The code D48.3 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code D48.3 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like hemangioendothelioma of abdomen, hemangioendothelioma of retroperitoneum, neoplasm of periadrenal tissue, neoplasm of perirenal tissue, neoplasm of retrocecal tissue , neoplasm of uncertain behavior of periadrenal tissue, etc.
The following anatomical sites found in the Table of Neoplasms apply to this code given the correct histological behavior: connective tissue NEC retroperitoneum ; paranephric ; periadrenal (tissue) ; perinephric ; peripancreatic ; perirenal (tissue) ; retrocecal ; etc
Index to Diseases and Injuries
The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code D48.3 are found in the index:
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Hemangioendothelioma of abdomen
- Hemangioendothelioma of retroperitoneum
- Neoplasm of periadrenal tissue
- Neoplasm of perirenal tissue
- Neoplasm of retrocecal tissue
- Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of periadrenal tissue
- Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of perirenal tissue
- Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of retrocecal tissue
- Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of retroperitoneum
- Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of retroperitoneum and peritoneum
- Tumor of peritoneum and retroperitoneum
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
|MS-DRG||MS-DRG Title||MCD||Relative Weight|
|374||DIGESTIVE MALIGNANCY WITH MCC||06||2.0679|
|375||DIGESTIVE MALIGNANCY WITH CC||06||1.2049|
|376||DIGESTIVE MALIGNANCY WITHOUT CC/MCC||06||0.8952|
The relative weight of a diagnostic related group determines the reimbursement rate based on the severity of a patient's illness and the associated cost of care during hospitalization.
Convert D48.3 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code D48.3 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 D48.3 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.
|»connective tissue NEC|
|»retroperitoneal (space) (tissue)||C48.0||C78.6||D20.0||D48.3||D49.0|
Information for Patients
Your peritoneum is the tissue that lines your abdominal wall and covers most of the organs in your abdomen. A liquid, peritoneal fluid, lubricates the surface of this tissue.
Disorders of the peritoneum are not common. They include
- Peritonitis - an inflammation of the peritoneum
- Complications from peritoneal dialysis
Your doctor may use imaging tests or lab tests to analyze the peritoneal fluid to diagnose the problem. Treatment of peritoneal disorders depends on the cause.
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