2021 ICD-10-CM Codes for Other benign neoplasms of connective and other soft tissue (D21)

Instructional Notations

Includes Includes
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  • benign neoplasm of blood vessel
  • benign neoplasm of bursa
  • benign neoplasm of cartilage
  • benign neoplasm of fascia
  • benign neoplasm of fat
  • benign neoplasm of ligament, except uterine
  • benign neoplasm of lymphatic channel
  • benign neoplasm of muscle
  • benign neoplasm of synovia
  • benign neoplasm of tendon (sheath)
  • benign stromal tumors

Type 1 Excludes Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.

  • benign neoplasm of articular cartilage D16
  • benign neoplasm of cartilage of larynx D14.1
  • benign neoplasm of cartilage of nose D14.0
  • benign neoplasm of connective tissue of breast D24
  • benign neoplasm of peripheral nerves and autonomic nervous system D36.1
  • benign neoplasm of peritoneum D20.1
  • benign neoplasm of retroperitoneum D20.0
  • benign neoplasm of uterine ligament, any D28.2
  • benign neoplasm of vascular tissue D18
  • hemangioma D18.0
  • lipomatous neoplasm D17
  • lymphangioma D18.1
  • uterine leiomyoma D25
    • ICD-10 Index

      • Neoplasms (C00–D48)

        • Benign neoplasms, except benign neuroendocrine tumors (D10-D36)

            • Other benign neoplasms of connective and other soft tissue (D21)
            • D21 - Other benign neoplasms of connective and other soft tissue NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • D21.0 - Benign neoplasm of connctv/soft tiss of head, face and neck BILLABLE CODE
            • D21.1 - Benign neoplm of connctv/soft tiss of upper limb, inc shldr NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • D21.10 - Ben neoplm of connctv/soft tiss of unsp upr limb, inc shldr BILLABLE CODE
            • D21.11 - Ben neoplm of connctv/soft tiss of r upper limb, inc shldr BILLABLE CODE
            • D21.12 - Ben neoplm of connctv/soft tiss of left upr limb, inc shldr BILLABLE CODE
            • D21.2 - Benign neoplasm of connctv/soft tiss of lower limb, inc hip NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • D21.20 - Ben neoplm of connctv/soft tiss of unsp lower limb, inc hip BILLABLE CODE
            • D21.21 - Ben neoplm of connctv/soft tiss of right lower limb, inc hip BILLABLE CODE
            • D21.22 - Ben neoplm of connctv/soft tiss of left lower limb, inc hip BILLABLE CODE
            • D21.3 - Benign neoplasm of connective and oth soft tissue of thorax BILLABLE CODE
            • D21.4 - Benign neoplasm of connective and oth soft tissue of abdomen BILLABLE CODE
            • D21.5 - Benign neoplasm of connective and oth soft tissue of pelvis BILLABLE CODE
            • D21.6 - Benign neoplasm of connctv/soft tiss of trunk, unsp BILLABLE CODE
            • D21.9 - Benign neoplasm of connective and other soft tissue, unsp BILLABLE CODE