Diagnosis Code Help

Diagnosis Code Help

September 17 , 2020

Question:
What diagnosis code should I use for malignant melanoma of the left cheek?

Answer:
You should report C43.39. Since there is not a specific code for the melanoma of the cheek C43.39 (Malignant melanoma of other parts of face) is the appropriate choice.

*This response is based on the best information available as of 9/17/20.

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