2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H44.9

Unspecified disorder of globe

The following code(s) above H44.9 contain annotation back-references
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that may be applicable to H44.9:
  • 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
  • H44
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H44

    Disorders of globe

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • disorders affecting multiple structures of eye
    Disorders of globe
Approximate Synonyms Clinical Information ICD-10-CM H44.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

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Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to H44.9:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H44.9
H44.811 …… right eye
H44.812 …… left eye
H44.813 …… bilateral
H44.819 …… unspecified eye
H44.82 Luxation of globe
H44.821 …… right eye
H44.822 …… left eye
H44.823 …… bilateral
H44.829 …… unspecified eye
H44.89 Other disorders of globe
H44.9 Unspecified disorder of globe
H46 Optic neuritis
H46.0 Optic papillitis
H46.00 …… unspecified eye
H46.01 …… right eye
H46.02 …… left eye
H46.03 …… bilateral
H46.1 Retrobulbar neuritis
H46.10 …… unspecified eye
H46.11 …… right eye
H46.12 …… left eye

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