2021 ICD-10-CM Code R22.3

Localized swelling, mass and lump, upper limb

Version 2021
Non-Billable Code
No Valid Principal Dx

Not Valid for Submission

R22.3 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of localized swelling, mass and lump, upper limb. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

ICD-10:R22.3
Short Description:Localized swelling, mass and lump, upper limb
Long Description:Localized swelling, mass and lump, upper limb

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Localized swelling, mass and lump, upper limb

Header codes like R22.3 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for localized swelling, mass and lump, upper limb:

  • R22.30 - Localized swelling, mass and lump, unspecified upper limb
  • R22.31 - Localized swelling, mass and lump, right upper limb
  • R22.32 - Localized swelling, mass and lump, left upper limb
  • R22.33 - ... bilateral

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 R22.3 are found in the index:

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)