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CONDITION/DISORDER SYNONYMS

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  • Cutaneous melanoma

  • Malignancy of melanocytes

  • Malignant melanoma

  • Melanoma

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ICD-9-CM CODES

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  • 172 Malignant melanoma of skin

  • 172.0 Malignant melanoma of skin of lip

  • 172.1 Malignant melanoma of skin of eyelid, including canthus

  • 172.2 Malignant melanoma of skin of ear and external auditory canal

  • 172.3 Malignant melanoma of skin of other and unspecified parts of face

  • 172.4 Malignant melanoma of skin of scalp and neck

  • 172.5 Malignant melanoma of skin of trunk, except scrotum

  • 172.6 Malignant melanoma of skin of upper limb, including shoulder

  • 172.7 Malignant melanoma of skin of lower limb, including hip

  • 172.8 Malignant melanoma of other specified sites of skin

  • 172.9 Melanoma of skin, site unspecified

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ICD-10-CM CODES

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  • C43.0 Malignant melanoma of lip

  • C43.10 Malignant melanoma of unspecified eyelid, including canthus

  • C43.20 Malignant melanoma of unspecified ear and external auricular canal

  • C43.30 Malignant melanoma of unspecified part of face

  • C43.31 Malignant melanoma of nose

  • C43.39 Malignant melanoma of other parts of face

  • C43.4 Malignant melanoma of scalp and neck

  • C43.59 Malignant melanoma of other part of trunk

  • C43.60 Malignant melanoma of unspecified upper limb, including shoulder

  • C43.70 Malignant melanoma of unspecified lower limb, including hip

  • C43.8 Malignant melanoma of overlapping sites of skin

  • C43.9 Malignant melanoma of skin, unspecified

  • D03.0 Melanoma in situ of lip

  • D03.10 Melanoma in situ of unspecified eyelid, including canthus

  • D03.11 Melanoma in situ of right eyelid, including canthus

  • D03.12 Melanoma in situ of left eyelid, including canthus

  • D03.20 Melanoma in situ of unspecified ear and external auricular canal

  • D03.21 Melanoma in situ of right ear and external auricular canal

  • D03.22 Melanoma in situ of left ear and external auricular canal

  • D03.30 Melanoma in situ of unspecified part of face

  • D03.39 Melanoma in situ of other parts of face

  • D03.4 Melanoma in situ of scalp and neck

  • D03.51 Melanoma in situ of anal skin

  • D03.52 Melanoma in situ of breast (skin) (soft tissue)

  • D03.59 Melanoma in situ of other part of trunk

  • D03.60 Melanoma in situ of unspecified upper limb, including shoulder

  • D03.61 Melanoma in situ of right upper limb, including shoulder

  • D03.62 Melanoma in situ of left upper limb, including shoulder

  • D03.70 Melanoma in situ of unspecified lower limb, including hip

  • D03.71 Melanoma in situ of right lower limb, including hip

  • D03.72 Melanoma in situ of left lower limb, including hip

  • D03.8 Melanoma in situ of other sites

  • D03.9 Melanoma in situ, unspecified

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FIGURE 68-1

Superficial spreading melanoma. This is the most common type of melanoma. Such lesions usually demonstrate asymmetry, border irregularity, color variegation (black, blue, brown, pink, and white), a diameter >6 mm, and a history of change (e.g., an increase in size or development of associated symptoms such as pruritus or pain.) (From Longo DL, Fauci AS, Kasper DL, Hauser SL, Jameson JL, Loscalzo J, eds. Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine. 18th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill; 2012.)

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