2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H35.439

Paving stone degeneration of retina, unspecified eye

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  • H35.439 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM H35.439 became effective on October 1, 2021.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H35.439 - other international versions of ICD-10 H35.439 may differ.
The following code(s) above H35.439 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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  • Code Also annotations, or
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that may be applicable to H35.439:
  • 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
  • H35
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H35

    Other retinal disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    Other retinal disorders
  • H35.4
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H35.4

    Peripheral retinal degeneration

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • hereditary retinal degeneration (dystrophy) (H35.5-)
    • peripheral retinal degeneration with retinal break (H33.3-)
    Peripheral retinal degeneration
Approximate Synonyms
  • Paving stone retinal degeneration
  • Retinal paving stone degeneration
ICD-10-CM H35.439 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 H35.439 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H35.439
H35.419 …… unspecified eye
H35.42 Microcystoid degeneration of retina
H35.421 …… right eye
H35.422 …… left eye
H35.423 …… bilateral
H35.429 …… unspecified eye
H35.43 Paving stone degeneration of retina
H35.431 …… right eye
H35.432 …… left eye
H35.433 …… bilateral
H35.439 …… unspecified eye
H35.44 Age-related reticular degeneration of retina
H35.441 …… right eye
H35.442 …… left eye
H35.443 …… bilateral
H35.449 …… unspecified eye
H35.45 Secondary pigmentary degeneration
H35.451 …… right eye
H35.452 …… left eye
H35.453 …… bilateral
H35.459 …… unspecified eye

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