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
- specified site - See: Neoplasm, uncertain behavior, by site;
- unspecified site
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."
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.