ICD-10-CM Code R22.32

Localized swelling, mass and lump, left upper limb

Version 2020 Billable Code No Valid Principal Dx

Valid for Submission

R22.32 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of localized swelling, mass and lump, left upper limb. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code R22.32 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like localized swelling of finger of left hand, localized swelling of forearm, localized swelling of left forearm, localized swelling of left hand, localized swelling of left thumb, localized swelling of left 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:R22.32
Short Description:Localized swelling, mass and lump, left upper limb
Long Description:Localized swelling, mass and lump, left upper limb

Synonyms

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

  • Localized swelling of finger of left hand
  • Localized swelling of forearm
  • Localized swelling of left forearm
  • Localized swelling of left hand
  • Localized swelling of left thumb
  • Localized swelling of left upper limb
  • Mass of muscle of left upper limb
  • Mass of skin of finger of left hand
  • Mass of skin of left forearm
  • Mass of skin of left hand
  • Mass of skin of left thumb
  • Mass of skin of left upper limb
  • Mass of soft tissue of left upper limb
  • Mass of subcutaneous tissue of finger of left hand
  • Mass of subcutaneous tissue of left forearm
  • Mass of subcutaneous tissue of left hand
  • Mass of subcutaneous tissue of left thumb
  • Mass of subcutaneous tissue of left upper limb
  • Nodule of skin of finger of hand
  • Nodule of skin of finger of left hand
  • Nodule of skin of hand
  • Nodule of skin of left forearm
  • Nodule of skin of left hand
  • Nodule of skin of left thumb
  • Nodule of skin of left upper limb
  • Nodule of subcutaneous tissue of finger of hand
  • Nodule of subcutaneous tissue of finger of left hand
  • Nodule of subcutaneous tissue of left forearm
  • Nodule of subcutaneous tissue of left hand
  • Nodule of subcutaneous tissue of left thumb
  • Nodule of subcutaneous tissue of left upper limb
  • Nodule on finger
  • Nodule on finger
  • Swelling of finger
  • Swelling of finger of left hand
  • Swelling of left upper limb
  • Swelling of left upper limb
  • Swollen thumb

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code R22.32 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 606 - MINOR SKIN DISORDERS WITH MCC
  • 607 - MINOR SKIN DISORDERS WITHOUT MCC

Convert R22.32 to ICD-9

  • 782.2 - Local suprficial swellng (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Symptoms and signs involving the skin and subcutaneous tissue (R20-R23)
      • Localized swelling, mass and lump of skin, subcu (R22)

Code History

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