Leydig cell

"Leydig cell" References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries

References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries applicable to the clinical term "leydig cell"

  • 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

Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions

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.