2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H59.4

Inflammation (infection) of postprocedural bleb

Applicable To
  • Postprocedural blebitis
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as H59.4. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • filtering (vitreous) bleb after glaucoma surgery status (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z98.83

    Filtering (vitreous) bleb after glaucoma surgery status

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Type 1 Excludes
    • Inflammation (infection) of postprocedural bleb (H59.4-)
    Z98.83
    )
The following code(s) above H59.4 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 H59.4:
  • 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
  • H59
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H59

    Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of eye and adnexa, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • mechanical complication of intraocular lens (T85.2)
    • mechanical complication of other ocular prosthetic devices, implants and grafts (T85.3)
    • pseudophakia (Z96.1)
    • secondary cataracts (H26.4-)
    Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of eye and adnexa, not elsewhere classified
Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to H59.4:
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H59.4
H59.35 Postprocedural seroma of eye and adnexa following an ophthalmic procedure
H59.351 Postprocedural seroma of right eye and adnexa following an ophthalmic procedure
H59.352 Postprocedural seroma of left eye and adnexa following an ophthalmic procedure
H59.353 …… bilateral
H59.359 Postprocedural seroma of unspecified eye and adnexa following an ophthalmic procedure
H59.36 Postprocedural seroma of eye and adnexa following other procedure
H59.361 Postprocedural seroma of right eye and adnexa following other procedure
H59.362 Postprocedural seroma of left eye and adnexa following other procedure
H59.363 …… bilateral
H59.369 Postprocedural seroma of unspecified eye and adnexa following other procedure
H59.4 Inflammation (infection) of postprocedural bleb
H59.40 …… unspecified
H59.41 …… stage 1
H59.42 …… stage 2
H59.43 …… stage 3
H59.8 Other intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of eye and adnexa, not elsewhere classified
H59.81 Chorioretinal scars after surgery for detachment
H59.811 …… right eye
H59.812 …… left eye
H59.813 …… bilateral
H59.819 …… unspecified eye

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