2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H35.09

Other intraretinal microvascular abnormalities

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • H35.09 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 H35.09 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H35.09 - other international versions of ICD-10 H35.09 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Retinal varices
The following code(s) above H35.09 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 H35.09:
  • H00-H59
    2021 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
  • H35
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H35

    Other retinal disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    Other retinal disorders
  • H35.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H35.0

    Background retinopathy and retinal vascular changes

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated hypertension (I10.-)
    Background retinopathy and retinal vascular changes
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilateral retinal macroaneurysm
  • Bilateral retinal macroaneurysm (eye condition)
  • Bilateral retinal varices
  • Bilateral retinal varices (eye condition)
  • Left retinal macroaneurysm
  • Left retinal macroaneurysm (eye condition)
  • Left retinal varices
  • Left retinal varices (eye condition)
  • Retinal macroaneurysm
  • Retinal varices
  • Right retinal macroaneurysm
  • Right retinal macroaneurysm (eye condition)
  • Right retinal varices
  • Right retinal varices (eye condition)
ICD-10-CM H35.09 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 H35.09 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to H35.09:
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • retina H35.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H35.9

      Unspecified retinal disorder

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • microvascular abnormality NEC H35.09
  • Varix (lower limb) I83.90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I83.90

    Asymptomatic varicose veins of unspecified lower extremity

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)
    Applicable To
    • Varicose veins NOS
    • retina H35.09

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H35.09
H35.06 Retinal vasculitis
H35.061 …… right eye
H35.062 …… left eye
H35.063 …… bilateral
H35.069 …… unspecified eye
H35.07 Retinal telangiectasis
H35.071 …… right eye
H35.072 …… left eye
H35.073 …… bilateral
H35.079 …… unspecified eye
H35.09 Other intraretinal microvascular abnormalities
H35.1 Retinopathy of prematurity
H35.10 Retinopathy of prematurity, unspecified
H35.101 …… right eye
H35.102 …… left eye
H35.103 …… bilateral
H35.109 …… unspecified eye
H35.11 Retinopathy of prematurity, stage 0
H35.111 …… right eye
H35.112 …… left eye
H35.113 …… bilateral

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