2023 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H18.052

Posterior corneal pigmentations, left eye

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code
  • H18.052 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 H18.052 became effective on October 1, 2022.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H18.052 - other international versions of ICD-10 H18.052 may differ.
The following code(s) above H18.052 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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  • Code Also annotations, or
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that may be applicable to H18.052:
  • H00-H59
    2023 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
  • H18.05
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H18.05

    Posterior corneal pigmentations

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Krukenberg's spindle
    Posterior corneal pigmentations
Approximate Synonyms
  • Krukenberg spindle of left eye
  • L krukenberg spindle
  • Left posterior corneal pigmentation
  • Left posterior corneal pigmentations
ICD-10-CM H18.052 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 H18.052 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H18.052
H18.032 …… left eye
H18.033 …… bilateral
H18.039 …… unspecified eye
H18.04 Kayser-Fleischer ring
H18.041 …… right eye
H18.042 …… left eye
H18.043 …… bilateral
H18.049 …… unspecified eye
H18.05 Posterior corneal pigmentations
H18.051 …… right eye
H18.052 …… left eye
H18.053 …… bilateral
H18.059 …… unspecified eye
H18.06 Stromal corneal pigmentations
H18.061 …… right eye
H18.062 …… left eye
H18.063 …… bilateral
H18.069 …… unspecified eye
H18.1 Bullous keratopathy
H18.10 …… unspecified eye
H18.11 …… right eye

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