Localized swelling, mass and lump of skin, subcu (R22)

Instructional Notations

Includes Includes
This note appears immediately under a three character code title to further define, or give examples of, the content of the category.

  • subcutaneous nodules (localized)(superficial)

Type 1 Excludes Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.

  • abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging R90 R93
  • edema R60
  • enlarged lymph nodes R59
  • localized adiposity E65
  • swelling of joint M25.4