• ICD-10 Code for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Skin of Eyelid


    Question: Is ICD-10 code C44.12- Squamous cell carcinoma of skin of eyelid, including canthus really C44.122 for the right eyelid and C44.129 for the left eyelid?

    Answer: This family of codes includes seven characters to be complete:

    C44.1221 Squamous cell carcinoma of skin of right upper eyelid, including canthus
    C44.1222 right lower eyelid
    C44.1291 left upper eyelid
    C44.1292 left lower eyelid