Leydig cell

Alphabetical Index

Use the alphabetical index for the main term leydig cell to review the available sub terms and properly select the ICD-10 code with the highest degree of specificity. Instructional notations will guide the coder with information such as "see", "see also", "with", "without", "due to", and "code by site".

  • Leydig cell
    • carcinoma
      • specified site - See: Neoplasm, malignant, by site;
      • unspecified site
        • female - C56.9 Malignant neoplasm of unspecified ovary
        • male - C62.9 Malignant neoplasm of testis, unspecified whether descended or undescended
    • tumor
      • benign
        • specified site - See: Neoplasm, benign, by site;
        • unspecified site
          • female - D27.
          • male - D29.2 Benign neoplasm of testis
      • malignant
        • specified site - See: Neoplasm, malignant, by site;
        • unspecified site
          • female - C56.
          • male - C62.9 Malignant neoplasm of testis, unspecified whether descended or undescended
      • specified site - See: Neoplasm, uncertain behavior, by site;
      • unspecified site
        • female - D39.1 Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of ovary
        • male - D40.1 Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of testis

Clinical Terms

The following are some of the clinical term definitions related or applicable to leydig cell within the ICD-10 index for Diseases and Injuries.

Carcinoma: A malignant neoplasm made up of epithelial cells tending to infiltrate the surrounding tissues and give rise to metastases. It is a histological type of neoplasm and not a synonym for "cancer."

Female:

Male:

Neoplasms: New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.