Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 190.6
Malignant neoplasm of choroid
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 190.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 190.6 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 190.6 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM C69.30 Malignant neoplasm of unspecified choroid
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cancer choroidal, right eye
  • Cancer of the choroid, primary
  • Cancer, choroidal, left eye
  • Choroidal cancer
  • Choroidal cancer, L eye
  • Choroidal cancer, R eye
  • Malignant melanoma of choroid
  • Melanoma, choroid
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of choroid (primary)
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of choroid, primary (disorder)
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of left choroid
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of right choroid
Clinical Information
  • Malignant growth of tissues that comprise the choroid body
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 190.6:
  • Melanoma (malignant) (M8720/3) 172.9
    • choroid 190.6
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