Melanosis

"Melanosis" 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 "melanosis"

  • Melanosis - L81.4 Other melanin hyperpigmentation
    • addisonian - E27.1 Primary adrenocortical insufficiency
      • tuberculous - A18.7 Tuberculosis of adrenal glands
    • adrenal - E27.1 Primary adrenocortical insufficiency
    • colon - K63.89 Other specified diseases of intestine
    • conjunctiva - See: Pigmentation, conjunctiva;
      • congenital - Q13.89 Other congenital malformations of anterior segment of eye
    • cornea (presenile) (senile) - See Also: Pigmentation, cornea;
      • congenital - Q13.4 Other congenital corneal malformations
    • eye NEC - H57.89 Other specified disorders of eye and adnexa
      • congenital - Q15.8 Other specified congenital malformations of eye
    • lenticularis progressiva - Q82.1 Xeroderma pigmentosum
    • liver - K76.89 Other specified diseases of liver
    • precancerous - See Also: Melanoma, in situ;
      • malignant melanoma in - See: Melanoma;
    • Riehl's - L81.4 Other melanin hyperpigmentation
    • sclera - H15.89 Other disorders of sclera
      • congenital - Q13.89 Other congenital malformations of anterior segment of eye
    • suprarenal - E27.1 Primary adrenocortical insufficiency
    • tar - L81.4 Other melanin hyperpigmentation
    • toxic - L81.4 Other melanin hyperpigmentation

Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions

Colon: The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between the CECUM and the RECTUM. It includes the ASCENDING COLON; the TRANSVERSE COLON; the DESCENDING COLON; and the SIGMOID COLON.

Conjunctiva: The mucous membrane that covers the posterior surface of the eyelids and the anterior pericorneal surface of the eyeball.

Liver: A large lobed glandular organ in the abdomen of vertebrates that is responsible for detoxification, metabolism, synthesis and storage of various substances.

Sclera: The white, opaque, fibrous, outer tunic of the eyeball, covering it entirely excepting the segment covered anteriorly by the cornea. It is essentially avascular but contains apertures for vessels, lymphatics, and nerves. It receives the tendons of insertion of the extraocular muscles and at the corneoscleral junction contains the canal of Schlemm. (From Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)