2023 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A51.43

Secondary syphilitic oculopathy

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code
  • A51.43 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2023 edition of ICD-10-CM A51.43 became effective on October 1, 2022.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A51.43 - other international versions of ICD-10 A51.43 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Secondary syphilitic chorioretinitis
  • Secondary syphilitic iridocyclitis, iritis
  • Secondary syphilitic uveitis
The following code(s) above A51.43 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 A51.43:
  • A00-B99
    2023 ICD-10-CM Range A00-B99

    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases

    • diseases generally recognized as communicable or transmissible
    Type 1 Excludes
    • certain localized infections - see body system-related chapters
    Type 2 Excludes
    • carrier or suspected carrier of infectious disease (Z22.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O98.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases specific to the perinatal period (P35-P39)
    • influenza and other acute respiratory infections (J00-J22)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16.-)
    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
  • A50-A64
    2023 ICD-10-CM Range A50-A64

    Infections with a predominantly sexual mode of transmission

    Type 1 Excludes
    • human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] disease (B20)
    • nonspecific and nongonococcal urethritis (N34.1)
    • Reiter's disease (M02.3-)
    Infections with a predominantly sexual mode of transmission
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilateral secondary syphilitic chorioretinitis
  • Bilateral secondary syphilitic chorioretinitis (eye condition)
  • Bilateral secondary syphilitic iridocyclitis
  • Bilateral secondary syphilitic iridocyclitis (eye condition)
  • Bilateral syphilitic choroiditis
  • Bilateral syphilitic iritis
  • Bilateral syphilitic retinitis
  • Left secondary syphilitic chorioretinitis
  • Left secondary syphilitic chorioretinitis (eye condition)
  • Left secondary syphilitic iridocyclitis
  • Left secondary syphilitic iridocyclitis (eye condition)
  • Left syphilitic choroiditis
  • Left syphilitic iritis
  • Left syphilitic retinitis
  • Right secondary syphilitic chorioretinitis
  • Right secondary syphilitic chorioretinitis (eye condition)
  • Right secondary syphilitic iridocyclitis
  • Right secondary syphilitic iridocyclitis (eye condition)
  • Right syphilitic choroiditis
  • Right syphilitic iritis
  • Right syphilitic retinitis
  • Secondary syphilitic iridocyclitis
  • Secondary syphilitic uveitis
  • Syphilitic chorioretinitis
  • Syphilitic choroiditis
  • Syphilitic iridocyclitis
  • Syphilitic iritis
  • Syphilitic retinitis
ICD-10-CM A51.43 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v40.0):
  • 124 Other disorders of the eye with mcc
  • 125 Other disorders of the eye without mcc

Convert A51.43 to ICD-9-CM

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
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change
  • 2023 (effective 10/1/2022): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to A51.43:
  • Type 1 Excludes: H20.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H20.0

    Acute and subacute iridocyclitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Acute anterior uveitis
    • Acute cyclitis
    • Acute iritis
    • Subacute anterior uveitis
    • Subacute cyclitis
    • Subacute iritis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • iridocyclitis, iritis, uveitis (due to) (in) diabetes mellitus (E08-E13 with .39)
    • iridocyclitis, iritis, uveitis (due to) (in) diphtheria (A36.89)
    • iridocyclitis, iritis, uveitis (due to) (in) gonococcal (A54.32)
    • iridocyclitis, iritis, uveitis (due to) (in) herpes (simplex) (B00.51)
    • iridocyclitis, iritis, uveitis (due to) (in) herpes zoster (B02.32)
    • iridocyclitis, iritis, uveitis (due to) (in) late congenital syphilis (A50.39)
    • iridocyclitis, iritis, uveitis (due to) (in) late syphilis (A52.71)
    • iridocyclitis, iritis, uveitis (due to) (in) sarcoidosis (D86.83)
    • iridocyclitis, iritis, uveitis (due to) (in) syphilis (A51.43)
    • iridocyclitis, iritis, uveitis (due to) (in) toxoplasmosis (B58.09)
    • iridocyclitis, iritis, uveitis (due to) (in) tuberculosis (A18.54)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to A51.43:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A51.43
A51.0 Primary genital syphilis
A51.1 Primary anal syphilis
A51.2 Primary syphilis of other sites
A51.3 Secondary syphilis of skin and mucous membranes
A51.31 Condyloma latum
A51.32 Syphilitic alopecia
A51.39 Other secondary syphilis of skin
A51.4 Other secondary syphilis
A51.41 Secondary syphilitic meningitis
A51.42 Secondary syphilitic female pelvic disease
A51.43 Secondary syphilitic oculopathy
A51.44 Secondary syphilitic nephritis
A51.45 Secondary syphilitic hepatitis
A51.46 Secondary syphilitic osteopathy
A51.49 Other secondary syphilitic conditions
A51.5 Early syphilis, latent
A51.9 Early syphilis, unspecified
A52 Late syphilis
A52.0 Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular syphilis
A52.00 Cardiovascular syphilis, unspecified
A52.01 Syphilitic aneurysm of aorta

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