2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H10.51

Ligneous conjunctivitis

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  • underlying condition if known, such as:
  • plasminogen deficiency (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E88.02

    Plasminogen deficiency

      2019 - New Code Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Dysplasminogenemia
    • Hypoplasminogenemia
    • Type 1 plasminogen deficiency
    • Type 2 plasminogen deficiency
    Code Also
    • , if applicable, ligneous conjunctivitis (H10.51)
    Use Additional
    • code for associated findings, such as:
    • hydrocephalus (G91.4)
    • ligneous conjunctivitis (H10.51)
    • otitis media (H67.-)
    • respiratory disorder related to plasminogen deficiency (J99)
The following code(s) above H10.51 contain annotation back-references
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that may be applicable to H10.51:
  • H00-H59
    2019 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
  • H10
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H10


      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to H10.51:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to H10.51:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H10.51
H10.433 …… bilateral
H10.439 …… unspecified eye
H10.44 Vernal conjunctivitis
H10.45 Other chronic allergic conjunctivitis
H10.5 Blepharoconjunctivitis
H10.50 Unspecified blepharoconjunctivitis
H10.501 …… right eye
H10.502 …… left eye
H10.503 …… bilateral
H10.509 …… unspecified eye
H10.51 Ligneous conjunctivitis
H10.511 …… right eye
H10.512 …… left eye
H10.513 …… bilateral
H10.519 …… unspecified eye
H10.52 Angular blepharoconjunctivitis
H10.521 …… right eye
H10.522 …… left eye
H10.523 …… bilateral
H10.529 …… unspecified eye
H10.53 Contact blepharoconjunctivitis

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