ICD-10-CM Code R22.41

Localized swelling, mass and lump, right lower limb

Version 2020 Billable Code No Valid Principal Dx

Valid for Submission

R22.41 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of localized swelling, mass and lump, right lower limb. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code R22.41 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like localized swelling of right foot, localized swelling of right lower leg, localized swelling of right lower limb, mass of muscle of right lower limb, mass of skin of right foot, mass of skin of right lower leg, 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:R22.41
Short Description:Localized swelling, mass and lump, right lower limb
Long Description:Localized swelling, mass and lump, right lower 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 right foot
  • Localized swelling of right lower leg
  • Localized swelling of right lower limb
  • Mass of muscle of right lower limb
  • Mass of skin of right foot
  • Mass of skin of right lower leg
  • Mass of skin of right lower limb
  • Mass of skin of toe of right foot
  • Mass of soft tissue of right lower limb
  • Mass of subcutaneous tissue of right foot
  • Mass of subcutaneous tissue of right lower leg
  • Mass of subcutaneous tissue of right lower limb
  • Mass of subcutaneous tissue of toe of right foot
  • Nodule of skin of foot
  • Nodule of skin of right foot
  • Nodule of skin of right lower leg
  • Nodule of skin of right lower limb
  • Nodule of skin of right toe
  • Nodule of subcutaneous tissue of foot
  • Nodule of subcutaneous tissue of right foot
  • Nodule of subcutaneous tissue of right lower leg
  • Nodule of subcutaneous tissue of right lower limb
  • Nodule of subcutaneous tissue of toe of right foot
  • Swelling of lower leg
  • Swelling of right foot

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code R22.41 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 R22.41 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