Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 216.1
Benign neoplasm of eyelid, including canthus
  • Short description: Benign neo skin eyelid.
  • ICD-9-CM 216.1 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 216.1 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 216.1.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 216.1: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Benign neoplasm of skin of eyelid
  • Benign neoplasm of skin of left eyelid
  • Benign neoplasm of skin of right eyelid
  • Benign neoplasm, eyelid skin
  • Benign neoplasm, skin of left eyelid
  • Benign neoplasm, skin of right eyelid
  • Dermoid cyst of eyelid
  • Eyelid dermoid
  • Eyelid papilloma
  • Juvenile xanthogranuloma
  • Melanocytic nevus of eyelid
  • Melanocytic nevus of left eyelid
  • Melanocytic nevus of right eyelid
  • Melanocytic nevus, eyelid
  • Melanocytic nevus, L eyelid
  • Melanocytic nevus, left eyelid
  • Melanocytic nevus, R eyelid
  • Melanocytic nevus, right eyelid
  • Papilloma of eyelid
216.1 Excludes
  • cartilage of eyelid (215.0)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 216.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D23.10 Other benign neoplasm of skin of unspecified eyelid, including canthus
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