2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H18.9

Unspecified disorder of cornea

The following code(s) above H18.9 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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  • Code Also annotations, or
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that may be applicable to H18.9:
  • 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 H18.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert H18.9 to ICD-9-CM

Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to H18.9:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H18.9
H18.83 Recurrent erosion of cornea
H18.831 …… right eye
H18.832 …… left eye
H18.833 …… bilateral
H18.839 …… unspecified eye
H18.89 Other specified disorders of cornea
H18.891 …… right eye
H18.892 …… left eye
H18.893 …… bilateral
H18.899 …… unspecified eye
H18.9 Unspecified disorder of cornea
H20 Iridocyclitis
H20.0 Acute and subacute iridocyclitis
H20.00 Unspecified acute and subacute iridocyclitis
H20.01 Primary iridocyclitis
H20.011 …… right eye
H20.012 …… left eye
H20.013 …… bilateral
H20.019 …… unspecified eye
H20.02 Recurrent acute iridocyclitis
H20.021 …… right eye

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