L97 Neoplasm benign/unspec musculo. (ICD-10:D48.9)

April 15, 2024

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Neoplasm benign/unspec musculo, also known as musculoskeletal neoplasm, refers to the development of abnormal growths or tumors in the musculoskeletal system. These tumors can be either benign or unspecified in nature. While benign tumors are non-cancerous and do not spread to other parts of the body, unspecified tumors have uncertain behavior and may require further evaluation to determine their nature. The aim of this guide is to provide a comprehensive overview of the diagnostic steps and possible interventions for neoplasm benign/unspec musculo.


– ICPC-2 Code: L97 Neoplasm benign/unspec musculo.
– ICD-10 Code: D48.9 Neoplasm of uncertain or unknown behaviour, unspecified


  • Pain in the affected area: Patients may experience localized pain in the area where the tumor is present.
  • Swelling or lump: A noticeable swelling or lump may be present in the affected area.
  • Limited range of motion: Tumors in the musculoskeletal system can restrict the movement of joints or muscles.
  • Weakness or numbness: In some cases, the tumor may compress nerves, leading to weakness or numbness in the affected area.
  • Fractures or bone deformities: Large tumors can weaken the bone structure, increasing the risk of fractures or causing bone deformities.


  • Genetic factors: Certain genetic mutations or syndromes may increase the risk of developing musculoskeletal tumors.
  • Environmental factors: Exposure to certain chemicals or radiation may contribute to the development of tumors.
  • Previous history of tumors: Individuals who have previously had tumors in the musculoskeletal system may be at a higher risk of developing new tumors.
  • Age: The risk of developing musculoskeletal tumors increases with age.

Possible Interventions

Traditional Interventions


Top 5 drugs for Neoplasm benign/unspec musculo:

  1. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) (e.g., Ibuprofen, Naproxen):
    • Cost: Generic versions can be $3-$20/month.
    • Contraindications: History of gastrointestinal bleeding, renal impairment.
    • Side effects: Upset stomach, increased risk of bleeding.
    • Severe side effects: Kidney damage, allergic reactions.
    • Drug interactions: Anticoagulants, corticosteroids.
    • Warning: Prolonged use may increase the risk of cardiovascular events.
  2. Analgesics (e.g., Acetaminophen, Tramadol):
    • Cost: Generic versions can be $3-$20/month.
    • Contraindications: Liver disease, history of substance abuse.
    • Side effects: Upset stomach, drowsiness.
    • Severe side effects: Liver damage, respiratory depression.
    • Drug interactions: Alcohol, other medications containing acetaminophen.
    • Warning: Excessive use may lead to liver toxicity.
  3. Corticosteroids (e.g., Prednisone, Dexamethasone):
    • Cost: Generic versions can be $4-$30/month.
    • Contraindications: Active infections, uncontrolled diabetes.
    • Side effects: Increased appetite, weight gain, mood changes.
    • Severe side effects: Osteoporosis, adrenal suppression.
    • Drug interactions: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, anticoagulants.
    • Warning: Long-term use may lead to systemic side effects.
  4. Chemotherapy drugs (e.g., Methotrexate, Doxorubicin):
    • Cost: Varies depending on the specific drug and treatment regimen.
    • Contraindications: Pregnancy, severe liver or kidney disease.
    • Side effects: Nausea, hair loss, fatigue.
    • Severe side effects: Bone marrow suppression, organ damage.
    • Drug interactions: Many potential drug interactions, depending on the specific chemotherapy drugs used.
    • Warning: Requires close monitoring and management by an oncologist.
  5. Bisphosphonates (e.g., Alendronate, Zoledronic acid):
    • Cost: Generic versions can be $10-$50/month.
    • Contraindications: Esophageal abnormalities, hypocalcemia.
    • Side effects: Upset stomach, muscle pain.
    • Severe side effects: Osteonecrosis of the jaw, atypical fractures.
    • Drug interactions: Calcium supplements, antacids.
    • Warning: Requires proper administration and monitoring to minimize side effects.

Alternative Drugs:

  • Immunotherapy drugs: Used in specific cases where the tumor is associated with immune system dysfunction.
  • Targeted therapy drugs: Designed to target specific genetic mutations or proteins present in the tumor cells.
  • Radiopharmaceuticals: Radioactive substances used to target and destroy tumor cells.

Surgical Procedures:

  • Excisional biopsy: Surgical removal of the entire tumor for further analysis.
  • Laser ablation: Use of laser energy to destroy or shrink the tumor.
  • Cryosurgery: Freezing the tumor cells to destroy them.
  • Radiofrequency ablation: Use of high-frequency electrical currents to heat and destroy tumor cells.
  • Limb-sparing surgery: Surgical removal of the tumor while preserving the affected limb.

Alternative Interventions

  • Acupuncture: May help alleviate pain and improve overall well-being. Cost: $60-$120 per session.
  • Chiropractic care: Manipulation of the spine and musculoskeletal system to improve alignment and reduce pain. Cost: $50-$200 per session.
  • Herbal supplements: Some herbal supplements, such as turmeric or ginger, may have anti-inflammatory properties. Cost: Varies depending on the specific supplement.
  • Physical therapy: Exercises and techniques to improve strength, flexibility, and range of motion. Cost: $50-$150 per session.
  • Mind-body therapies: Techniques such as meditation or yoga to reduce stress and promote relaxation. Cost: Varies depending on the specific therapy.

Lifestyle Interventions

  • Healthy diet: A balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and lean proteins can support overall health and well-being. Cost: Varies depending on individual food choices.
  • Regular exercise: Engaging in regular physical activity can help improve strength, flexibility, and overall fitness. Cost: Varies depending on the chosen activity.
  • Weight management: Maintaining a healthy weight can reduce the strain on the musculoskeletal system. Cost: Varies depending on individual choices for weight management.
  • Smoking cessation: Quitting smoking can improve overall health and reduce the risk of complications. Cost: Varies depending on the chosen smoking cessation method.
  • Stress management: Techniques such as meditation, deep breathing exercises, or counseling can help manage stress levels. Cost: Varies depending on the chosen stress management method.

It is important to note that the cost ranges provided are approximate and may vary depending on the location and availability of the interventions. It is recommended to consult with a healthcare professional for personalized recommendations and cost estimates.

Mirari Cold Plasma Alternative Intervention

Understanding Mirari Cold Plasma

  • Safe and Non-Invasive Treatment: Mirari Cold Plasma is a safe and non-invasive treatment option for various skin conditions. It does not require incisions, minimizing the risk of scarring, bleeding, or tissue damage.
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  • Pain Reduction and Comfort: Mirari Cold Plasma has a local analgesic effect, providing pain relief during the treatment, making it more comfortable for the patient.
  • Reduced Risk of Infection: Mirari Cold Plasma has antimicrobial properties, effectively killing bacteria and reducing the risk of infection.
  • Accelerated Healing and Minimal Scarring: Mirari Cold Plasma stimulates wound healing and tissue regeneration, reducing healing time and minimizing the formation of scars.

Mirari Cold Plasma Prescription

Video instructions for using Mirari Cold Plasma Device – L97 Neoplasm benign/unspec musculo. (ICD-10:D48.9)

Mode setting: 2 (Wound Healing)
Location: 0 (Localized)
Morning: 15 minutes,
Evening: 15 minutes
Mode setting: 2 (Wound Healing)
Location: 0 (Localized)
Morning: 30 minutes,
Lunch: 30 minutes,
Evening: 30 minutes
Mode setting: 2 (Wound Healing)
Location: 0 (Localized)
Morning: 30 minutes,
Lunch: 30 minutes,
Evening: 30 minutes
Mode setting: 9 (Arthritis)
Location: 0 (Localized)
Morning: 15 minutes,
Evening: 15 minutes
Mode setting: 9 (Arthritis)
Location: 0 (Localized)
Morning: 30 minutes,
Lunch: 30 minutes,
Evening: 30 minutes
Mode setting: 9 (Arthritis)
Location: 0 (Localized)
Morning: 30 minutes,
Lunch: 30 minutes,
Evening: 30 minutes
Mode setting: 7 (Immunotherapy)
Location: 1 (Sacrum)
Morning: 15 minutes,
Evening: 15 minutes
Mode setting: 7 (Immunotherapy)
Location: 1 (Sacrum)
Morning: 30 minutes,
Lunch: 30 minutes,
Evening: 30 minutes
Mode setting: 7 (Immunotherapy)
Location: 1 (Sacrum)
Morning: 30 minutes,
Lunch: 30 minutes,
Evening: 30 minutes
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Evening:ย 90ย minutesย approx. $15 USD,
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Use the Mirari Cold Plasma device to treat Neoplasm benign/unspec musculo. effectively.


Step 1: Cleanse the Skin

  • Start by cleaning the affected area of the skin with a gentle cleanser or mild soap and water. Gently pat the area dry with a clean towel.

Step 2: Prepare the Mirari Cold Plasma device

  • Ensure that the Mirari Cold Plasma device is fully charged or has fresh batteries as per the manufacturer’s instructions. Make sure the device is clean and in good working condition.
  • Switch on the Mirari device using the power button or by following the specific instructions provided with the device.
  • Some Mirari devices may have adjustable settings for intensity or treatment duration. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions to select the appropriate settings based on your needs and the recommended guidelines.

Step 3: Apply the Device

  • Place the Mirari device in direct contact with the affected area of the skin. Gently glide or hold the device over the skin surface, ensuring even coverage of the area experiencing.
  • Slowly move the Mirari device in a circular motion or follow a specific pattern as indicated in the user manual. This helps ensure thorough treatment coverage.

Step 4: Monitor and Assess:

  • Keep track of your progress and evaluate the effectiveness of the Mirari device in managing your Neoplasm benign/unspec musculo.. If you have any concerns or notice any adverse reactions, consult with your health care professional.


This guide is for informational purposes only and should not replace the advice of a medical professional. Always consult with your healthcare provider or a qualified medical professional for personal advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Do not solely rely on the information presented here for decisions about your health. Use of this information is at your own risk. The authors of this guide, nor any associated entities or platforms, are not responsible for any potential adverse effects or outcomes based on the content.

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  • Purpose: The Mirari Cold Plasma System is a Class 2 medical device designed for use by trained healthcare professionals. It is registered for use in Thailand and Vietnam. It is not intended for use outside of these locations.
  • Informational Use: The content and information provided with the device are for educational and informational purposes only. They are not a substitute for professional medical advice or care.
  • Variable Outcomes: While the device is approved for specific uses, individual outcomes can differ. We do not assert or guarantee specific medical outcomes.
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