ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R22.1

Localized swelling, mass and lump, neck

Diagnosis Code R22.1

ICD-10: R22.1
Short Description: Localized swelling, mass and lump, neck
Long Description: Localized swelling, mass and lump, neck
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R22.1

Valid for Submission
The code R22.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Symptoms and signs involving the skin and subcutaneous tissue (R20-R23)
      • Localized swelling, mass and lump of skin, subcu (R22)

Information for Medical Professionals

According to ICD-10-CM guidelines this code should not to be used as a principal diagnosis code when a related definitive diagnosis has been established.
Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code R22.1 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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  • Bilateral tonsillar swelling
  • Cervical spine - soft tissue swelling
  • Cervical spine - swollen
  • Head and neck swelling
  • Localized swelling, mass and lump, neck
  • Mass in head or neck
  • Mass of nasopharynx
  • Mass of neck
  • Mass of parotid gland
  • Mass of right submandibular region
  • Mass of submandibular region
  • Mass of submental region
  • Neck swelling
  • Pharyngeal swelling
  • Subglottic swelling
  • Supraglottic swelling
  • Swelling of left tonsil
  • Swelling of right tonsil
  • Swelling of tonsil
  • Swollen nasopharynx
  • Vocal cords swelling

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