Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: D22.9

Short Description: Melanocytic nevi, unspecified

Long Description: Melanocytic nevi, unspecified

The code D22.9 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Benign neoplasms, except benign neuroendocrine tumors (D10-D36)
      • Melanocytic nevi (D22)
        • D22.9 Melanocytic nevi, unspecified

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


  • Acquired melanocytic nevus
  • Balloon cell nevus of skin
  • B-K mole syndrome
  • CLOVE syndrome
  • Cockade nevus
  • Combined melanocytic nevus
  • Compound nevus of skin
  • Congenital absence of skin on scalp with epidermal nevi
  • Congenital giant pigmented nevus of skin
  • Congenital pigmented melanocytic nevus of skin
  • Deep penetrating melanocytic nevus
  • Dermal cellular nevus
  • Desmoplastic spindle and epithelioid cell melanocytic nevus of skin
  • Dysplastic nevus of skin
  • Epithelioid and spindle cell nevus
  • Eruptive melanocytic nevi
  • Hamartoma of tongue
  • Hereditary disorder of lymphatic system
  • Inflammatory epidermal nevus
  • Inflammatory linear verrucous epidermal nevus
  • Junctional melanocytic nevus of skin
  • Melanocytic nevus
  • Melanocytic nevus of skin
  • Melanocytic nevus of tongue
  • Multiple atypical melanocytic nevi
  • Multiple benign melanocytic nevi
  • Myerson's nevus
  • Nevus spilus
  • Pigmented hairy epidermal nevus
  • Progeroid short stature with pigmented nevi
  • PTEN hamartoma tumor syndrome
  • Segmental outgrowth, lipomatosis, arteriovenous malformation, epidermal nevus syndrome
  • Spindle cell nevus
  • Spindle cell nevus of Reed
  • Verrucous compound melanocytic nevus

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code D22.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0)
  • Minor Skin Disorders With Mcc (606)
  • Minor Skin Disorders Without Mcc (607)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
D22.9 Right Arrow 216.8 Benign neoplasm skin NEC
216.9 Benign neoplasm skin NOS

This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
D22 Melanocytic nevi
D22.0 Melanocytic nevi of lip
D22.1 Melanocytic nevi of eyelid, including canthus
D22.10 Melanocytic nevi of unspecified eyelid, including canthus
D22.11 Melanocytic nevi of right eyelid, including canthus
D22.111 Melanocytic nevi of right upper eyelid, including canthus
D22.112 Melanocytic nevi of right lower eyelid, including canthus
D22.12 Melanocytic nevi of left eyelid, including canthus
D22.121 Melanocytic nevi of left upper eyelid, including canthus
D22.122 Melanocytic nevi of left lower eyelid, including canthus
D22.2 Melanocytic nevi of ear and external auricular canal
D22.20 Melanocytic nevi of unspecified ear and external auricular canal
D22.21 Melanocytic nevi of right ear and external auricular canal
D22.22 Melanocytic nevi of left ear and external auricular canal
D22.3 Melanocytic nevi of other and unspecified parts of face
D22.30 Melanocytic nevi of unspecified part of face
D22.39 Melanocytic nevi of other parts of face
D22.4 Melanocytic nevi of scalp and neck
D22.5 Melanocytic nevi of trunk
D22.6 Melanocytic nevi of upper limb, including shoulder
D22.60 Melanocytic nevi of unspecified upper limb, including shoulder
D22.61 Melanocytic nevi of right upper limb, including shoulder
D22.62 Melanocytic nevi of left upper limb, including shoulder
D22.7 Melanocytic nevi of lower limb, including hip
D22.70 Melanocytic nevi of unspecified lower limb, including hip
D22.71 Melanocytic nevi of right lower limb, including hip
D22.72 Melanocytic nevi of left lower limb, including hip

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