ICD-10-CM Code R22.9

Localized swelling, mass and lump, unspecified

Version 2020 Billable Code No Valid Principal Dx

Valid for Submission

R22.9 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of localized swelling, mass and lump, unspecified. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code R22.9 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like finding of movement of mass with respiration, finding of movement of mass with respiration, injection site mass, localized superficial swelling of skin, localized swelling, mass and lump, multiple sites, lump on extremities, 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:R22.9
Short Description:Localized swelling, mass and lump, unspecified
Long Description:Localized swelling, mass and lump, unspecified

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 R22.9 are found in the index:


Synonyms

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

  • Finding of movement of mass with respiration
  • Finding of movement of mass with respiration
  • Injection site mass
  • Localized superficial swelling of skin
  • Localized swelling, mass and lump, multiple sites
  • Lump on extremities
  • Mass does not move with respiration
  • Mass moves with respiration
  • Mass of body region
  • Mass of body structure
  • Mass of lymphoreticular structure
  • Mass of skin
  • Mass of soft tissue
  • Mass of subcutaneous tissue
  • Mucous membrane swelling
  • Multiple lumps
  • Nodule in skin or mucosa
  • Number of lumps - finding
  • Number of lumps - finding
  • O/E - a swelling
  • O/E - skin nodules present
  • O/E - soft tissue abnormality
  • O/E - soft tissue swelling
  • O/E-soft tissue swelling-local
  • Palpable mass
  • Single lump
  • Skin nodule
  • Subcutaneous nodule
  • Subcutaneous nodule associated with lupus erythematosus
  • Superficial mass
  • Surfer's nodules
  • Swelling / lump finding
  • Swelling of body region
  • Swelling of body structure
  • Swelling of musculoskeletal structure
  • Swelling of periwound skin
  • Swelling of skin
  • Tumor invades dermis
  • Tumor invades skin
  • Tumor invasion limited to dermis

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code R22.9 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 R22.9 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