2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H15.9

Unspecified disorder of sclera

The following code(s) above H15.9 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
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that may be applicable to H15.9:
  • H00-H59
    2018 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
Approximate Synonyms Clinical Information ICD-10-CM H15.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert H15.9 to ICD-9-CM

Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to H15.9:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H15.9
H15.841 …… right eye
H15.842 …… left eye
H15.843 …… bilateral
H15.849 …… unspecified eye
H15.85 Ring staphyloma
H15.851 …… right eye
H15.852 …… left eye
H15.853 …… bilateral
H15.859 …… unspecified eye
H15.89 Other disorders of sclera
H15.9 Unspecified disorder of sclera
H16 Keratitis
H16.0 Corneal ulcer
H16.00 Unspecified corneal ulcer
H16.001 …… right eye
H16.002 …… left eye
H16.003 …… bilateral
H16.009 …… unspecified eye
H16.01 Central corneal ulcer
H16.011 …… right eye
H16.012 …… left eye

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