ICD-10 Diagnosis Code C69.40

Malignant neoplasm of unspecified ciliary body

Diagnosis Code C69.40

ICD-10: C69.40
Short Description: Malignant neoplasm of unspecified ciliary body
Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of unspecified ciliary body
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code C69.40

Valid for Submission
The code C69.40 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Malignant neoplasms of eye, brain and other parts of central nervous system (C69-C72)
      • Malignant neoplasm of eye and adnexa (C69)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code C69.40 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • OTHER DISORDERS OF THE EYE WITH MCC 124
  • OTHER DISORDERS OF THE EYE WITHOUT MCC 125

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Synonyms
  • Adenocarcinoma of non-pigmented epithelium of ciliary body
  • Adenocarcinoma of pigmented epithelium of ciliary body
  • Malignant medulloepithelioma of ciliary body
  • Malignant melanoma of ciliary body
  • Malignant melanoma of eye
  • Malignant melanoma of eye
  • Malignant melanoma of iris
  • Malignant neoplasm of crystalline lens
  • Malignant neoplasm of sclera
  • Malignant tumor of ciliary body
  • Malignant tumor of iris
  • Neoplasm of sclera
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of ciliary body, primary
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of sclera, primary
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of uveal tract, primary
  • Ring melanoma of ciliary body
  • Tumor of iris

Information for Patients


Eye Cancer

Cancer of the eye is uncommon. It can affect the outer parts of the eye, such as the eyelid, which are made up of muscles, skin and nerves. If the cancer starts inside the eyeball it's called intraocular cancer. The most common intraocular cancers in adults are melanoma and lymphoma. The most common eye cancer in children is retinoblastoma, which starts in the cells of the retina. Cancer can also spread to the eye from other parts of the body.

Treatment for eye cancer varies by the type and by how advanced it is. It may include surgery, radiation therapy, freezing or heat therapy, or laser therapy.

  • After chemotherapy - discharge
  • Lacrimal gland tumor
  • Melanoma of the eye
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Understanding Chemotherapy - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Cancer Institute)
  • What to Know about Brachytherapy (A Type of Internal Radiation Therapy) - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Cancer Institute)
  • What to Know about External Beam Radiation Therapy - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Cancer Institute)


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