2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H05.251

Intermittent exophthalmos, right eye

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • H05.251 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM H05.251 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H05.251 - other international versions of ICD-10 H05.251 may differ.
The following code(s) above H05.251 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
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that may be applicable to H05.251:
  • H00-H59
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range H00-H59

    Diseases of the eye and adnexa

    Note
    • Use an external cause code following the code for the eye condition, if applicable, to identify the cause of the eye condition
    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • diabetes mellitus related eye conditions (E09.3-, E10.3-, E11.3-, E13.3-)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury (trauma) of eye and orbit (S05.-)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    • syphilis related eye disorders (A50.01, A50.3-, A51.43, A52.71)
    Diseases of the eye and adnexa
  • H00-H05
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range H00-H05

    Disorders of eyelid, lacrimal system and orbit

    Type 2 Excludes
    Disorders of eyelid, lacrimal system and orbit
  • H05
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H05

    Disorders of orbit

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital malformation of orbit (Q10.7)
    Disorders of orbit
Approximate Synonyms
  • Right intermittent exophthalmos
  • Right intermittent exophthalmos (eye condition)
ICD-10-CM H05.251 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 123 Neurological eye disorders

Convert H05.251 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H05.251
H05.231 Hemorrhage of right orbit
H05.232 Hemorrhage of left orbit
H05.233 Hemorrhage of bilateral orbit
H05.239 Hemorrhage of unspecified orbit
H05.24 Constant exophthalmos
H05.241 …… right eye
H05.242 …… left eye
H05.243 …… bilateral
H05.249 …… unspecified eye
H05.25 Intermittent exophthalmos
H05.251 …… right eye
H05.252 …… left eye
H05.253 …… bilateral
H05.259 …… unspecified eye
H05.26 Pulsating exophthalmos
H05.261 …… right eye
H05.262 …… left eye
H05.263 …… bilateral
H05.269 …… unspecified eye
H05.3 Deformity of orbit
H05.30 Unspecified deformity of orbit

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.