2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H31.22

Choroidal dystrophy (central areolar) (generalized) (peripapillary)

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
  • H31.22 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Choroidal dystrophy (central areolar) (peripapillary)
  • The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM H31.22 became effective on October 1, 2021.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H31.22 - other international versions of ICD-10 H31.22 may differ.
The following code(s) above H31.22 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 H31.22:
  • H00-H59
    2022 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
  • H31.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H31.2

    Hereditary choroidal dystrophy

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    Hereditary choroidal dystrophy
Approximate Synonyms
  • Central partial choroid dystrophy
  • Partial central choroid dystrophy
ICD-10-CM H31.22 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0):
  • 124 Other disorders of the eye with mcc
  • 125 Other disorders of the eye without mcc

Convert H31.22 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to H31.22:
  • Dystrophy, dystrophia
    • choroid (hereditary) H31.20
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H31.20

      Hereditary choroidal dystrophy, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
      • central areolar H31.22

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H31.22
H31.113 …… bilateral
H31.119 …… unspecified eye
H31.12 Diffuse secondary atrophy of choroid
H31.121 …… right eye
H31.122 …… left eye
H31.123 …… bilateral
H31.129 …… unspecified eye
H31.2 Hereditary choroidal dystrophy
H31.20 …… unspecified
H31.21 Choroideremia
H31.22 Choroidal dystrophy (central areolar) (generalized) (peripapillary)
H31.23 Gyrate atrophy, choroid
H31.29 Other hereditary choroidal dystrophy
H31.3 Choroidal hemorrhage and rupture
H31.30 Unspecified choroidal hemorrhage
H31.301 …… right eye
H31.302 …… left eye
H31.303 …… bilateral
H31.309 …… unspecified eye
H31.31 Expulsive choroidal hemorrhage
H31.311 …… right eye

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