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Hidroacanthoma Simplex ICD-9 code

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    Hi - I'm looking for a diagnosis for this disease. I know it's a neoplasm but that's as far as I get on my own. Is there anyone who might be able to lend a hand or a code?

    Thanks,

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    I tried to google it... it's definitely a neoplasm of the skin... I just can't figure out for sure if it's malignant or benign... I think benign, but can you ask your doctor?

    Sorry

    Please let me know what you find out because now I'm curious!

    Erica

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    Here is the definition I found per Dorlands Medical Dictionary

    "Slightly raised keratotic lesion sometimes described as the intraepidermal counterpart of an eccrine poroma"

    "Eccrine Poroma is a benign tumor arising from the intraepidermal portion of the eccrine sweat duct, often on the palm or sole."

    Both are quotes from the Dorlands Dictionary.

    Good Luck!
    Susan Ward, CPC, COC, CPC-I, CEMC, CPCD, CPRC
    AAPC ICD-10 Expert Trainer
    susanwardcpc@live.com

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