2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H35.72

Serous detachment of retinal pigment epithelium

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • H35.72 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM H35.72 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H35.72 - other international versions of ICD-10 H35.72 may differ.
The following code(s) above H35.72 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 H35.72:
  • 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
  • H35
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H35

    Other retinal disorders

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    Type 2 Excludes
    Other retinal disorders
  • H35.7
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H35.7

    Separation of retinal layers

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • retinal detachment (serous) (H33.2-)
    • rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (H33.0-)
    Separation of retinal layers
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
Code annotations containing back-references to H35.72:
  • Type 1 Excludes: H33
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H33

    Retinal detachments and breaks

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to H35.72:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H35.72
H35.61 …… right eye
H35.62 …… left eye
H35.63 …… bilateral
H35.7 Separation of retinal layers
H35.70 Unspecified separation of retinal layers
H35.71 Central serous chorioretinopathy
H35.711 …… right eye
H35.712 …… left eye
H35.713 …… bilateral
H35.719 …… unspecified eye
H35.72 Serous detachment of retinal pigment epithelium
H35.721 …… right eye
H35.722 …… left eye
H35.723 …… bilateral
H35.729 …… unspecified eye
H35.73 Hemorrhagic detachment of retinal pigment epithelium
H35.731 …… right eye
H35.732 …… left eye
H35.733 …… bilateral
H35.739 …… unspecified eye
H35.8 Other specified retinal disorders

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