2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H53.11

Day blindness

Applicable To
  • Hemeralopia
The following code(s) above H53.11 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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that may be applicable to H53.11:
  • H00-H59
    2018 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
  • H53.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H53.1

    Subjective visual disturbances

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • subjective visual disturbances due to vitamin A deficiency (E50.5)
    • visual hallucinations (R44.1)
    Subjective visual disturbances
ICD-10-CM H53.11 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert H53.11 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to H53.11:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to H53.11:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H53.11
H53.032 …… left eye
H53.033 …… bilateral
H53.039 …… unspecified eye
H53.04 Amblyopia suspect
H53.041 …… right eye
H53.042 …… left eye
H53.043 …… bilateral
H53.049 …… unspecified eye
H53.1 Subjective visual disturbances
H53.10 Unspecified subjective visual disturbances
H53.11 Day blindness
H53.12 Transient visual loss
H53.121 …… right eye
H53.122 …… left eye
H53.123 …… bilateral
H53.129 …… unspecified eye
H53.13 Sudden visual loss
H53.131 …… right eye
H53.132 …… left eye
H53.133 …… bilateral
H53.139 …… unspecified eye

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