2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H26.09

Other infantile and juvenile cataract

ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
The following code(s) above H26.09 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 H26.09:
  • 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
  • H26
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H26

    Other cataract

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital cataract (Q12.0)
    Other cataract
ICD-10-CM H26.09 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):

Convert H26.09 to ICD-9-CM

Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to H26.09:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H26.09
H26.05 Posterior subcapsular polar infantile and juvenile cataract
H26.051 …… right eye
H26.052 …… left eye
H26.053 …… bilateral
H26.059 …… unspecified eye
H26.06 Combined forms of infantile and juvenile cataract
H26.061 …… right eye
H26.062 …… left eye
H26.063 …… bilateral
H26.069 …… unspecified eye
H26.09 Other infantile and juvenile cataract
H26.1 Traumatic cataract
H26.10 Unspecified traumatic cataract
H26.101 …… right eye
H26.102 …… left eye
H26.103 …… bilateral
H26.109 …… unspecified eye
H26.11 Localized traumatic opacities
H26.111 …… right eye
H26.112 …… left eye
H26.113 …… bilateral

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