2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H53.15

Visual distortions of shape and size

Applicable To
  • Metamorphopsia
The following code(s) above H53.15 contain annotation back-references
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that may be applicable to H53.15:
  • H00-H59
    2018 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
  • H53.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H53.1

    Subjective visual disturbances

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • subjective visual disturbances due to vitamin A deficiency (E50.5)
    • visual hallucinations (R44.1)
    Subjective visual disturbances
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM H53.15 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

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Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to H53.15:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H53.15
H53.13 Sudden visual loss
H53.131 …… right eye
H53.132 …… left eye
H53.133 …… bilateral
H53.139 …… unspecified eye
H53.14 Visual discomfort
H53.141 …… right eye
H53.142 …… left eye
H53.143 …… bilateral
H53.149 …… unspecified
H53.15 Visual distortions of shape and size
H53.16 Psychophysical visual disturbances
H53.19 Other subjective visual disturbances
H53.2 Diplopia
H53.3 Other and unspecified disorders of binocular vision
H53.30 Unspecified disorder of binocular vision
H53.31 Abnormal retinal correspondence
H53.32 Fusion with defective stereopsis
H53.33 Simultaneous visual perception without fusion
H53.34 Suppression of binocular vision
H53.4 Visual field defects

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