2021 ICD-10-CM Code R22.31

Localized swelling, mass and lump, right upper limb

Version 2021
Billable Code
No Valid Principal Dx
MS-DRG Mapping

Valid for Submission

R22.31 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of localized swelling, mass and lump, right upper limb. The code R22.31 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 R22.31 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like localized swelling of finger of right hand, localized swelling of forearm, localized swelling of right forearm, localized swelling of right hand, localized swelling of right thumb , localized swelling of right upper limb, etc.

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.

ICD-10:R22.31
Short Description:Localized swelling, mass and lump, right upper limb
Long Description:Localized swelling, mass and lump, right upper limb

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 R22.31 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code R22.31 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.

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)