ICD 9 CM Codes

172.2 Malignant melanoma of skin of ear and external auditory canal
POA Exempt
Billable CodeICD-9-CM  172.2    is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
ICD-9-CM '172.2' will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
GEMS
172.2 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM D03.20 Melanoma in situ of unspecified ear and external auricular canal
GEMS
172.2 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM D03.22 Melanoma in situ of left ear and external auricular canal
GEMS
172.2 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM C43.20 Malignant melanoma of unspecified ear and external auricular canal
GEMS
172.2 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM D03.21 Melanoma in situ of right ear and external auricular canal
icd9cmvol2 index entry
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to '.172.2.'
auditory canal (external)
auricle (ear)
auricular canal (external)
ear (external)
external meatus (ear)
helix
meatus, acoustic (external)
pinna
Applies To
Auricle (ear)
Auricular canal, external
External [acoustic] meatus
Pinna
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