Melanocytic nevi (D22)

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Clinical Information

Angiofibroma - A benign neoplasm of fibrous tissue in which there are numerous small and large, frequently dilated, vascular channels. (Stedman, 25th ed)

Lumbosacral Region - Region of the back including the LUMBAR VERTEBRAE, SACRUM, and nearby structures.

Mongolian Spot - A bluish-gray to gray-brown benign, melanocytic nevus found usually in the LUMBOSACRAL REGION of dark-skinned people, especially those of East Asian ancestry. It is usually congenital or appears shortly after birth, and disappears in childhood.

Instructional Notations


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  • atypical nevus
  • blue hairy pigmented nevus
  • nevus NOS
  • Neoplasms (C00–D49)

    • Benign neoplasms, except benign neuroendocrine tumors (D10-D36)

        • Melanocytic nevi (D22)

        • D22 Melanocytic nevi
        • D22.0 Melanocytic nevi of lip
        • D22.1 Melanocytic nevi of eyelid, including canthus
        • D22.10 Melanocytic nevi of unspecified eyelid, including canthus
        • D22.11 Melanocytic nevi of right eyelid, including canthus
        • D22.111 Melanocytic nevi of right upper eyelid, including canthus
        • D22.112 Melanocytic nevi of right lower eyelid, including canthus
        • D22.12 Melanocytic nevi of left eyelid, including canthus
        • D22.121 Melanocytic nevi of left upper eyelid, including canthus
        • D22.122 Melanocytic nevi of left lower eyelid, including canthus
        • D22.2 Melanocytic nevi of ear and external auricular canal
        • D22.20 Melanocytic nevi of unspecified ear and external auricular canal
        • D22.21 Melanocytic nevi of right ear and external auricular canal
        • D22.22 Melanocytic nevi of left ear and external auricular canal
        • D22.3 Melanocytic nevi of other and unspecified parts of face
        • D22.30 Melanocytic nevi of unspecified part of face
        • D22.39 Melanocytic nevi of other parts of face
        • D22.4 Melanocytic nevi of scalp and neck
        • D22.5 Melanocytic nevi of trunk
        • D22.6 Melanocytic nevi of upper limb, including shoulder
        • D22.60 Melanocytic nevi of unspecified upper limb, including shoulder
        • D22.61 Melanocytic nevi of right upper limb, including shoulder
        • D22.62 Melanocytic nevi of left upper limb, including shoulder
        • D22.7 Melanocytic nevi of lower limb, including hip
        • D22.70 Melanocytic nevi of unspecified lower limb, including hip
        • D22.71 Melanocytic nevi of right lower limb, including hip
        • D22.72 Melanocytic nevi of left lower limb, including hip
        • D22.9 Melanocytic nevi, unspecified