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ICD-10-CM Code C43.1
Malignant melanoma of eyelid, including canthus

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code C43.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of C43.1 that describes the diagnosis 'malignant melanoma of eyelid, including canthus' in more detail.


The ICD code C43 is used to code Melanoma

Melanoma, also known as malignant melanoma, is a type of cancer that develops from the pigment-containing cells known as melanocytes. Melanomas typically occur in the skin but may rarely occur in the mouth, intestines, or eye. In women they most commonly occur on the legs, while in men they are most common on the back. Sometimes they develop from a mole with concerning changes including an increase in size, irregular edges, change in color, itchiness, or skin breakdown.

Specialty: Oncology And Dermatology
MeSH Code: D008545
ICD 9 Code: 172.9

A melanoma of approximately 2.5 cm by 1.5 cm

Source: Wikipedia

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Malignant melanoma of skin of lower eyelid (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for morphology code

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'C43.1 - Malignant melanoma of eyelid, including canthus'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C43.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: C43 - Malignant melanoma of skin

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