ICD 9 CM Codes

172.3 Malignant melanoma of skin of other and unspecified parts of face
POA Exempt
Billable CodeICD-9-CM  172.3    is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
ICD-9-CM '172.3' 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
172.3 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM C43.31 Malignant melanoma of nose
GEMS
172.3 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM C43.39 Malignant melanoma of other parts of face
GEMS
172.3 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM D03.39 Melanoma in situ of other parts of face
GEMS
172.3 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM D03.30 Melanoma in situ of unspecified part of face
GEMS
172.3 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM C43.30 Malignant melanoma of unspecified part of face
icd9cmvol2 index entry
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to '.172.3.'
jaw
ala nasi
brow
cheek (external)
chin
eyebrow
face NEC
forehead
nose, external
septum nasal (skin)
temple
Applies To
Cheek (external)
Chin
Eyebrow
Forehead
Nose, external
Temple
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 172.3 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.