2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H51.8

Other specified disorders of binocular movement

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • H51.8 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM H51.8 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H51.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 H51.8 may differ.
The following code(s) above H51.8 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 H51.8:
  • H00-H59
    2019 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
  • H49-H52
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range H49-H52

    Disorders of ocular muscles, binocular movement, accommodation and refraction

    Type 2 Excludes
    • nystagmus and other irregular eye movements (H55)
    Disorders of ocular muscles, binocular movement, accommodation and refraction
Approximate Synonyms
  • Anomaly of divergence
  • Dissociated vertical deviation
  • Dissociated vertical deviation (eye condition)
  • Divergence anomaly
  • Divergence anomaly (eye condition)
  • Double elevator palsy
  • Gaze palsy, vertical dissociated
  • Monocular elevation deficiency
  • Monocular elevation deficiency (eye condition)
  • Oculogyric crisis
  • Skew deviation
  • Skew deviation (eye condition)
  • Vertical dissociated gaze palsy
ICD-10-CM H51.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 123 Neurological eye disorders

Convert H51.8 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to H51.8:
  • Apraxia (classic) (ideational) (ideokinetic) (ideomotor) (motor) (verbal) R48.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R48.2

    Apraxia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • apraxia following cerebrovascular disease (I69. with final characters -90)
    • oculomotor, congenital H51.8
  • Cogan's syndrome H16.32-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H16.32-

    Diffuse interstitial keratitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Cogan's syndrome
    • oculomotor apraxia H51.8
  • Crisis
  • Deviation (in)
    • eye, skew H51.8
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • binocular
      • movement H51.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H51.9

        Unspecified disorder of binocular movement

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        • specified type NEC H51.8
  • Disturbance(s) - see also Disease
  • Esophoria H50.51
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H50.51

    Esophoria

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • divergence, insufficiency H51.8
  • Excess, excessive, excessively
    • divergence H51.8
  • Exophoria H50.52
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H50.52

    Exophoria

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • divergence, excess H51.8
  • Insufficiency, insufficient
    • divergence H51.8
  • Oculogyric crisis or disturbance H51.8
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) G83.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G83.9

    Paralytic syndrome, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • divergence H51.8 (nuclear)
  • Spasm(s) R25.2
    - see also condition
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R25.2

    Cramp and spasm

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • oculogyric H51.8
    • conjugate H51.8
    • inferior oblique, eye H51.8
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • spasmodic
      • upward movement, eyes H51.8
    • upward gaze H51.8

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H51.8
H51 Other disorders of binocular movement
H51.0 Palsy (spasm) of conjugate gaze
H51.1 Convergence insufficiency and excess
H51.11 Convergence insufficiency
H51.12 Convergence excess
H51.2 Internuclear ophthalmoplegia
H51.20 …… unspecified eye
H51.21 …… right eye
H51.22 …… left eye
H51.23 …… bilateral
H51.8 Other specified disorders of binocular movement
H51.9 Unspecified disorder of binocular movement
H52 Disorders of refraction and accommodation
H52.0 Hypermetropia
H52.00 …… unspecified eye
H52.01 …… right eye
H52.02 …… left eye
H52.03 …… bilateral
H52.1 Myopia
H52.10 …… unspecified eye
H52.11 …… right eye

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