"Leydig cell" References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries
- Leydig cell
- specified site - See: Neoplasm, uncertain behavior, by site;
- unspecified site
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."
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.