2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H35.06

Retinal vasculitis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • H35.06 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM H35.06 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H35.06 - other international versions of ICD-10 H35.06 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Eales disease
  • Retinal perivasculitis
The following code(s) above H35.06 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to H35.06:
  • H00-H59
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range H00-H59

    Diseases of the eye and adnexa

    • 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
  • H35
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H35

    Other retinal disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    Other retinal disorders
  • H35.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H35.0

    Background retinopathy and retinal vascular changes

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated hypertension (I10.-)
    Background retinopathy and retinal vascular changes
Clinical Information
  • Inflammation of the retinal vasculature with various causes including infectious disease; lupus erythematosus, systemic; multiple sclerosis; behcet syndrome; and chorioretinitis.
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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to H35.06:
  • Eales' disease H35.06-
  • Perivasculitis, retinal H35.06-
  • Vasculitis I77.6
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I77.6

    Arteritis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Aortitis NOS
    • Endarteritis NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • retina H35.06-

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H35.06
H35.04 Retinal micro-aneurysms, unspecified
H35.041 …… right eye
H35.042 …… left eye
H35.043 …… bilateral
H35.049 …… unspecified eye
H35.05 Retinal neovascularization, unspecified
H35.051 …… right eye
H35.052 …… left eye
H35.053 …… bilateral
H35.059 …… unspecified eye
H35.06 Retinal vasculitis
H35.061 …… right eye
H35.062 …… left eye
H35.063 …… bilateral
H35.069 …… unspecified eye
H35.07 Retinal telangiectasis
H35.071 …… right eye
H35.072 …… left eye
H35.073 …… bilateral
H35.079 …… unspecified eye
H35.09 Other intraretinal microvascular abnormalities

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