2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H55

Nystagmus and other irregular eye movements

The following code(s) above H55 contain annotation back-references
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that may be applicable to H55:
  • 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
Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H55
H54.52 Low vision, left eye, normal vision right eye
H54.52A Low vision, left eye, category 1-2
H54.52A1 Low vision left eye category 1, normal vision right eye
H54.52A2 Low vision left eye category 2, normal vision right eye
H54.6 Unqualified visual loss, one eye
H54.60 …… unspecified
H54.61 Unqualified visual loss, right eye, normal vision left eye
H54.62 Unqualified visual loss, left eye, normal vision right eye
H54.7 Unspecified visual loss
H54.8 Legal blindness, as defined in USA
H55 Nystagmus and other irregular eye movements
H55.0 Nystagmus
H55.00 Unspecified nystagmus
H55.01 Congenital nystagmus
H55.02 Latent nystagmus
H55.03 Visual deprivation nystagmus
H55.04 Dissociated nystagmus
H55.09 Other forms of nystagmus
H55.8 Other irregular eye movements
H55.81 Saccadic eye movements
H55.89 Other irregular eye movements

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