2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q10.3

Other congenital malformations of eyelid

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Q10.3 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 Q10.3 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q10.3 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q10.3 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Ablepharon
  • Blepharophimosis, congenital
  • Coloboma of eyelid
  • Congenital absence or agenesis of cilia
  • Congenital absence or agenesis of eyelid
  • Congenital accessory eyelid
  • Congenital accessory eye muscle
  • Congenital malformation of eyelid NOS
The following code(s) above Q10.3 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 Q10.3:
  • Q00-Q99
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range Q00-Q99

    Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities

    Note
    • Codes from this chapter are not for use on maternal records
    Type 2 Excludes
    • inborn errors of metabolism (E70-E88)
    Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities
  • Q10-Q18
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range Q10-Q18

    Congenital malformations of eye, ear, face and neck

    Type 2 Excludes
    • cleft lip and cleft palate (Q35-Q37)
    • congenital malformation of cervical spine (Q05.0, Q05.5, Q67.5, Q76.0-Q76.4)
    • congenital malformation of larynx (Q31.-)
    • congenital malformation of lip NEC (Q38.0)
    • congenital malformation of nose (Q30.-)
    • congenital malformation of parathyroid gland (Q89.2)
    • congenital malformation of thyroid gland (Q89.2)
    Congenital malformations of eye, ear, face and neck
  • Q10
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q10

    Congenital malformations of eyelid, lacrimal apparatus and orbit

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • cryptophthalmos NOS (Q11.2)
    • cryptophthalmos syndrome (Q87.0)
    Congenital malformations of eyelid, lacrimal apparatus and orbit
Approximate Synonyms
  • Accessory eye muscle
  • Bilateral congenital blepharophimosis (eye condition)
  • Bilateral congenital eyelid coloboma
  • Bilateral distichiasis (eye condition)
  • Bilateral epiblepharon
  • Bilateral pseudoesotropia
  • Bilateral pseudoesotropia (eye condition)
  • Congenital anomaly of eyelid
  • Congenital blepharophimosis of bilateral eyelids
  • Congenital blepharophimosis of left eyelid
  • Congenital blepharophimosis of right eyelid
  • Congenital blepharophimosis, left eyelid
  • Congenital blepharophimosis, left lower eyelid
  • Congenital blepharophimosis, left upper eyelid
  • Congenital blepharophimosis, right eyelid
  • Congenital blepharophimosis, right lower eyelid
  • Congenital blepharophimosis, right upper eyelid
  • Congenital coloboma of bilateral eyelids
  • Congenital coloboma of left eyelid
  • Congenital coloboma of right eyelid
  • Congenital eyelid anomaly
  • Congenital pseudostrabismus
  • Distichiasis
  • Distichiasis (eye condition)
  • Distichiasis of bilateral eyelids
  • Distichiasis of left eyelid
  • Distichiasis of right eyelid
  • Epiblepharon
  • L congenital blepharophimosis
  • Left blepharophimosis
  • Left congenital eyelid coloboma
  • Left distichiasis (eye condition)
  • Left epiblepharon
  • Left lower blepharophimosis
  • Left pseudoesotropia
  • Left pseudoesotropia (eye condition)
  • Left upper blepharophimosis
  • Pseudostrabismus
  • Pseudostrabismus (eye condition)
  • R congenital blepharophimosis
  • Right blepharophimosis
  • Right congenital eyelid coloboma
  • Right distichiasis (eye condition)
  • Right epiblepharon
  • Right lower blepharophimosis
  • Right pseudoesotropia
  • Right pseudoesotropia (eye condition)
  • Right upper blepharophimosis
Clinical Information
  • A congenital abnormality in which a part of the upper or lower eyelid tissue is missing.
  • A decrease in size of opening of the eye, not due to eyelid fusion, but rather lateral displacement of the inner canthi
Present On Admission
POA Help
"Present On Admission" is defined as present at the time the order for inpatient admission occurs — conditions that develop during an outpatient encounter, including emergency department, observation, or outpatient surgery, are considered POA.
  • Q10.3 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q10.3 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 124 Other disorders of the eye with mcc
  • 125 Other disorders of the eye without mcc

Convert Q10.3 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
Code annotations containing back-references to Q10.3:
  • Type 1 Excludes: H02
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H02

    Other disorders of eyelid

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
  • Type 2 Excludes: L98.7
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L98.7

    Excessive and redundant skin and subcutaneous tissue

      2017 - New Code 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Loose or sagging skin following bariatric surgery weight loss
    • Loose or sagging skin following dietary weight loss
    • Loose or sagging skin, NOS
    Type 2 Excludes
    • acquired excess or redundant skin of eyelid (H02.3-)
    • congenital excess or redundant skin of eyelid (Q10.3)
    • skin changes due to chronic exposure to nonionizing radiation (L57.-)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to Q10.3:
  • Ablepharia, ablepharon Q10.3
  • Absence (of) (organ or part) (complete or partial)
    • cilia (congenital) Q10.3
    • eye (acquired) Z90.01
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z90.01

      Acquired absence of eye

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      • muscle Q10.3 (congenital)
    • eyelid (fold) (congenital) Q10.3
    • muscle (congenital) (pectoral) Q79.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q79.8

      Other congenital malformations of musculoskeletal system

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Absence of muscle
      • Absence of tendon
      • Accessory muscle
      • Amyotrophia congenita
      • Congenital constricting bands
      • Congenital shortening of tendon
      • Poland syndrome
      • ocular Q10.3
  • Accessory (congenital)
    • eye muscle Q10.3
    • eyelid Q10.3
  • Agenesis
    • muscle Q79.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q79.8

      Other congenital malformations of musculoskeletal system

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Absence of muscle
      • Absence of tendon
      • Accessory muscle
      • Amyotrophia congenita
      • Congenital constricting bands
      • Congenital shortening of tendon
      • Poland syndrome
      • eyelid Q10.3
    • cilia Q10.3
    • eyelid Q10.3 (fold)
  • Ankyloblepharon (eyelid) (acquired) - see also Blepharophimosis
    • filiforme Q10.3 (adnatum) (congenital)
    • total Q10.3
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) Q89.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.9

    Congenital malformation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital anomaly NOS
    • Congenital deformity NOS
    • eyelid Q10.3
    • muscle Q79.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q79.9

      Congenital malformation of musculoskeletal system, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Congenital anomaly of musculoskeletal system NOS
      • Congenital deformity of musculoskeletal system NOS
      • eyelid Q10.3
    • canthus Q10.3
    • cilia Q10.3
    • lid Q10.3 (fold)
    • narrowness, eyelid Q10.3
  • Atrophy, atrophic (of)
    • tarso-orbital fascia, congenital Q10.3
  • Blepharophimosis (eyelid) H02.529
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H02.529

    Blepharophimosis unspecified eye, unspecified lid

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • congenital Q10.3
  • Coloboma (iris) Q13.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q13.0

    Coloboma of iris

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Coloboma NOS
    • eyelid Q10.3
  • Deformity Q89.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.9

    Congenital malformation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital anomaly NOS
    • Congenital deformity NOS
    • eyelid (acquired) - see also Disorder, eyelid, specified type NEC
      • congenital Q10.3
    • lid (fold) (acquired) - see also Disorder, eyelid, specified type NEC
      • congenital Q10.3
    • ocular muscle (congenital) Q10.3
  • Epiblepharon Q10.3 (congenital)
  • Epicanthus, epicanthic fold Q10.3 (eyelid) (congenital)
  • Excess, excessive, excessively
    • skin L98.7
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L98.7

      Excessive and redundant skin and subcutaneous tissue

        2017 - New Code 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Loose or sagging skin following bariatric surgery weight loss
      • Loose or sagging skin following dietary weight loss
      • Loose or sagging skin, NOS
      Type 2 Excludes
      • acquired excess or redundant skin of eyelid (H02.3-)
      • congenital excess or redundant skin of eyelid (Q10.3)
      • skin changes due to chronic exposure to nonionizing radiation (L57.-)
  • Fold, folds (anomalous) - see also Anomaly, by site
    • epicanthic Q10.3
  • Hypoplasia, hypoplastic
    • eyelid Q10.3 (congenital)
  • Imperfect
  • Insufficiency, insufficient
    • tarso-orbital fascia, congenital Q10.3
  • Malformation (congenital) - see also Anomaly
    • eye Q15.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q15.9

      Congenital malformation of eye, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Congenital anomaly of eye
      • Congenital deformity of eye
      • lid Q10.3
  • Narrowness, abnormal, eyelid Q10.3
  • Symblepharon H11.23-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H11.23-

    Symblepharon

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • congenital Q10.3

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q10.3
Q07.00 …… without spina bifida or hydrocephalus
Q07.01 …… with spina bifida
Q07.02 …… with hydrocephalus
Q07.03 …… with spina bifida and hydrocephalus
Q07.8 Other specified congenital malformations of nervous system
Q07.9 Congenital malformation of nervous system, unspecified
Q10 Congenital malformations of eyelid, lacrimal apparatus and orbit
Q10.0 Congenital ptosis
Q10.1 Congenital ectropion
Q10.2 Congenital entropion
Q10.3 Other congenital malformations of eyelid
Q10.4 Absence and agenesis of lacrimal apparatus
Q10.5 Congenital stenosis and stricture of lacrimal duct
Q10.6 Other congenital malformations of lacrimal apparatus
Q10.7 Congenital malformation of orbit
Q11 Anophthalmos, microphthalmos and macrophthalmos
Q11.0 Cystic eyeball
Q11.1 Other anophthalmos
Q11.2 Microphthalmos
Q11.3 Macrophthalmos
Q12 Congenital lens malformations

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