Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 190.5
Malignant neoplasm of retina
  • Short description: Malign neopl retina.
  • ICD-9-CM 190.5 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 190.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 190.5.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 190.5: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cancer of retina, left eye
  • Cancer of retina, right eye
  • Cancer of the retina, primary
  • Cancer of the retina, retinoblastoma
  • Malignant melanoma of retina
  • Malignant tumor of retina
  • Melanoma, retina
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of left retina
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of right retina
  • Retinal cancer
  • Retinal cancer, L eye
  • Retinal cancer, R eye
  • Retinoblastoma
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 190.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C69.20 Malignant neoplasm of unspecified retina
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 190.5:
  • Family, familial - see also condition
    • retinoblastoma (syndrome) 190.5
  • Melanoma (malignant) (M8720/3) 172.9
    • retina 190.5
  • Retinoblastoma (M9510/3) 190.5
    • differentiated type (M9511/3) 190.5
    • undifferentiated type (M9512/3) 190.5
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • retinoblastoma (familial) 190.5
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