2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H05.012

Cellulitis of left orbit

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • H05.012 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM H05.012 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H05.012 - other international versions of ICD-10 H05.012 may differ.
The following code(s) above H05.012 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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that may be applicable to H05.012:
  • H00-H59
    2020 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
  • H00-H05
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range H00-H05

    Disorders of eyelid, lacrimal system and orbit

    Type 2 Excludes
    Disorders of eyelid, lacrimal system and orbit
  • H05
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H05

    Disorders of orbit

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital malformation of orbit (Q10.7)
    Disorders of orbit
  • H05.01
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H05.01

    Cellulitis of orbit

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Abscess of orbit
    Cellulitis of orbit
Approximate Synonyms
  • Left orbital abscess
  • Left orbital cellulitis
  • Left orbital cellulitis (eye condition)
  • Left periorbital abscess (eye condition)
  • Left subperiosteal orbital abscess
  • Left subperiosteal orbital abscess (eye condition)
  • Periorbital abscess of left eye
ICD-10-CM H05.012 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 121 Acute major eye infections with cc/mcc
  • 122 Acute major eye infections without cc/mcc

Convert H05.012 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H05.012
H04.812 Granuloma of left lacrimal passage
H04.813 Granuloma of bilateral lacrimal passages
H04.819 Granuloma of unspecified lacrimal passage
H04.89 Other disorders of lacrimal system
H04.9 Disorder of lacrimal system, unspecified
H05 Disorders of orbit
H05.0 Acute inflammation of orbit
H05.00 Unspecified acute inflammation of orbit
H05.01 Cellulitis of orbit
H05.011 Cellulitis of right orbit
H05.012 Cellulitis of left orbit
H05.013 Cellulitis of bilateral orbits
H05.019 Cellulitis of unspecified orbit
H05.02 Osteomyelitis of orbit
H05.021 Osteomyelitis of right orbit
H05.022 Osteomyelitis of left orbit
H05.023 Osteomyelitis of bilateral orbits
H05.029 Osteomyelitis of unspecified orbit
H05.03 Periostitis of orbit
H05.031 Periostitis of right orbit
H05.032 Periostitis of left orbit

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