2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T26.72

Corrosion with resulting rupture and destruction of left eyeball

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • T26.72 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Corrosion w resulting rupture and dest of left eyeball
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM T26.72 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T26.72 - other international versions of ICD-10 T26.72 may differ.
The following code(s) above T26.72 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 T26.72:
  • S00-T88
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    Note
    • Use secondary code(s) from Chapter 20, External causes of morbidity, to indicate cause of injury. Codes within the T section that include the external cause do not require an additional external cause code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any retained foreign body, if applicable (Z18.-)
    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
  • T26.7
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T26.7

    Corrosion with resulting rupture and destruction of eyeball

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code First
    • (T51-T65) to identify chemical and intent
    Use Additional
    • external cause code to identify place (Y92)
    Corrosion with resulting rupture and destruction of eyeball
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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T26.72
T26.62XS …… sequela
T26.7 Corrosion with resulting rupture and destruction of eyeball
T26.70 Corrosion with resulting rupture and destruction of unspecified eyeball
T26.70XA …… initial encounter
T26.70XD …… subsequent encounter
T26.70XS …… sequela
T26.71 Corrosion with resulting rupture and destruction of right eyeball
T26.71XA …… initial encounter
T26.71XD …… subsequent encounter
T26.71XS …… sequela
T26.72 Corrosion with resulting rupture and destruction of left eyeball
T26.72XA …… initial encounter
T26.72XD …… subsequent encounter
T26.72XS …… sequela
T26.8 Corrosions of other specified parts of eye and adnexa
T26.80 Corrosions of other specified parts of unspecified eye and adnexa
T26.80XA …… initial encounter
T26.80XD …… subsequent encounter
T26.80XS …… sequela
T26.81 Corrosions of other specified parts of right eye and adnexa
T26.81XA …… initial encounter

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