C44.1321 - Sebaceous cell carcinoma of skin of right upper eyelid, including canthus

Version 2023
ICD-10:C44.1321
Short Description:Sebaceous cell carcinoma skin/ r upper eyelid, inc canthus
Long Description:Sebaceous cell carcinoma of skin of right upper eyelid, including canthus
Status: Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Melanoma and other malignant neoplasms of skin (C43-C44)
      • Other and unspecified malignant neoplasm of skin (C44)

C44.1321 is a billable ICD-10 code used to specify a medical diagnosis of sebaceous cell carcinoma of skin of right upper eyelid, including canthus. The code is valid during the fiscal year 2023 from October 01, 2022 through September 30, 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Replacement Code

C441321 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Patient Education


Eyelid Disorders

Your eyelids help protect your eyes. When you blink, your eyelids spread moisture over your eyes. Blinking also helps move dirt or other particles off the surface of the eye. You close your eyelids when you see something coming toward your eyes. This can help protect against injuries.

Like most other parts of your body, your eyelids can get infected, inflamed, or even develop cancer. There are also specific eyelid problems, including:

Treatment of eyelid problems depends on the cause.


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Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. The two most common types are basal cell cancer and squamous cell cancer. They usually form on the head, face, neck, hands, and arms. Another type of skin cancer, melanoma, is more dangerous but less common.

Anyone can get skin cancer, but it is more common in people who :

You should have your doctor check any suspicious skin markings and any changes in the way your skin looks. Treatment is more likely to work well when cancer is found early. If not treated, some types of skin cancer cells can spread to other tissues and organs. Treatments include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, photodynamic therapy (PDT), and biologic therapy. PDT uses a drug and a type of laser light to kill cancer cells. Biologic therapy boosts your body's own ability to fight cancer.

NIH: National Cancer Institute


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