PROCEDURE: The mid-chest was prepped, draped, and cleaned with Betadine solution. A margin of 2 cm laterally and medially around the lesion site was taken. The incision was carried down to the muscle fascia, which was included in the specimen. Bleeding was controlled by electrocautery, and we closed the defect with the running subcuticular 4-0 undyed Vicryl using layered closure. Steri-strips and
a sterile bandage were applied. The patient tolerated the procedure well.
PATHOLOGY REPORT LATER INDICATED: Malignant melanoma
Identify the correct diagnosis (ICD-9-CM) code(s) for the above scenario?
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