2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H21.232

Degeneration of iris (pigmentary), left eye

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • H21.232 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM H21.232 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H21.232 - other international versions of ICD-10 H21.232 may differ.
The following code(s) above H21.232 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
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  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to H21.232:
  • H00-H59
    2021 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
  • H21
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H21

    Other disorders of iris and ciliary body

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    Other disorders of iris and ciliary body
  • H21.23
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H21.23

    Degeneration of iris (pigmentary)

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Translucency of iris
    Degeneration of iris (pigmentary)
Approximate Synonyms
  • Left pigment dispersion syndrome
  • Left pigmentary iris degeneration
  • Pigment dispersion syndrome of left eye
ICD-10-CM H21.232 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 124 Other disorders of the eye with mcc
  • 125 Other disorders of the eye without mcc

Convert H21.232 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H21.232
H21.212 …… left eye
H21.213 …… bilateral
H21.219 …… unspecified eye
H21.22 Degeneration of ciliary body
H21.221 …… right eye
H21.222 …… left eye
H21.223 …… bilateral
H21.229 …… unspecified eye
H21.23 Degeneration of iris (pigmentary)
H21.231 …… right eye
H21.232 …… left eye
H21.233 …… bilateral
H21.239 …… unspecified eye
H21.24 Degeneration of pupillary margin
H21.241 …… right eye
H21.242 …… left eye
H21.243 …… bilateral
H21.249 …… unspecified eye
H21.25 Iridoschisis
H21.251 …… right eye
H21.252 …… left eye

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