Billable Medical Code for Peripheral T Cell Lymphoma, Unspecified Site, Extranodal and Solid Organ Sites
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 202.70
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 202.70.
The Short Description Is: Periph T cell lym xtrndl.
Cutaneous T cell lymphoma is also known as angiocentric NK/T-cell malignant lymphoma involving skin, angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma, CD-30 negative anaplastic large T-cell cutaneous lymphoma, CD-30 negative cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, CD-30 negative pleomorphic large T-cell cutaneous lymphoma, CD-30 negative T-immunoblastic cutaneous lymphoma, CD-30 positive anaplastic large T-cell cutaneous lymphoma, CD-30 positive pleomorphic large T-cell cutaneous lymphoma, CD-30 positive T-immunoblastic cutaneous lymphoma, cutaneous CD30+ lymphoproliferative disorder, enteropathy-associated T-cell lymphoma, extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma nasal type, generalized pagetoid reticulosis, high grade T-cell lymphoma, localized pagetoid reticulosis, lymphoma peripheral T-cell, pagetoid reticulosis, peripheral T-cell lymphoma, peripheral T-cell lymphoma (clinical), pleomorphic small/medium-sized cell cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, subcutaneous panniculitic cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, T-cell lymphoma, and T-zone lymphoma.
Cutaneous T Cell Lymphoma Definition and Symptoms
Cutaneous T cell lymphoma is a rare type of lymphoma that affects the skin. The two most common types are mycosis fungoides and Sezary syndrome. CTCL often starts an an irregular shaped patch of dry skin. Symptoms include scaly skin, itchy skin ulcers, tumors, plaques on the skin, and red patches.