R22.2: Localized swelling, mass and lump, trunk

You have a swelling or thickening of the skin on your trunk.

A swelling or thickening of the skin can vary in size. It can feel firm or soft. It may be visible on the surface or only deeper down. Sometimes the skin in the affected area is also a different color.

There are many different reasons for this kind of change to the skin. Tissue in this area may be inflamed, for example. Fluid may also have built up under the skin. Certain cells in this area may also have greatly increased.

Additional indicator

On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.

  • G: Confirmed diagnosis
  • V: Tentative diagnosis
  • Z: Condition after
  • A: Excluded diagnosis
  • L: Left
  • R: Right
  • B: Both sides

Further information


This information is not intended for self-diagnosis and does not replace professional medical advice from a doctor. If you find an ICD code on a personal medical document, please also note the additional indicator used for diagnostic confidence.
Your doctor will assist you with any health-related questions and explain the ICD diagnosis code to you in a direct consultation if necessary.


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