ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R22.9

Localized swelling, mass and lump, unspecified

Diagnosis Code R22.9

ICD-10: R22.9
Short Description: Localized swelling, mass and lump, unspecified
Long Description: Localized swelling, mass and lump, unspecified
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R22.9

Valid for Submission
The code R22.9 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 R22.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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  • Finding of movement of mass with respiration
  • Finding of movement of mass with respiration
  • Finding of number of lumps
  • Finding of number of lumps
  • Finding of periwound skin
  • Injection site mass
  • Localized superficial swelling of skin
  • Localized swelling, mass and lump, multiple sites
  • Lump on extremities
  • Mass does not move with respiration
  • Mass moves with respiration
  • Mass of body region
  • Mass of body structure
  • Mass of lymphoreticular structure
  • Mass of skin
  • Mass of soft tissue
  • Mass of subcutaneous tissue
  • Mucous membrane swelling
  • Multiple lumps
  • Nodule in skin or mucosa
  • On examination - a swelling
  • On examination - skin nodules present
  • On examination - soft tissue abnormality
  • On examination - soft tissue swelling
  • On examination - soft tissue swelling-local
  • Palpable mass
  • Single lump
  • Skin nodule
  • Subcutaneous nodule
  • Subcutaneous nodule associated with lupus erythematosus
  • Superficial mass
  • Surfer's nodules
  • Swelling of body region
  • Swelling of body structure
  • Swelling of musculoskeletal structure
  • Swelling of periwound skin
  • Swelling of skin
  • Tumor invades dermis
  • Tumor invades skin
  • Tumor invasion limited to dermis

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