ICD-10-CM Code B02.3
Zoster ocular disease
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code B02.3 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the six child codes of B02.3 that describes the diagnosis 'zoster ocular disease' in more detail.
- B02.3 Zoster ocular disease NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code B02 is used to code Herpes zoster ophthalmicus
herpes zoster ophthalmicus (hzo) and also known as ophthalmic zoster is a disease characterised by reactivation of dormant varicella zoster virus residing within the ophthalmic nerve (the first division of the trigeminal nerve).:380 this condition is an important subtype of shingles, representing 15% of all cases. herpes zoster ophthalmicus is transmitted via direct contact or droplets. varicella zoster virus is a dna virus which produces acidophilic intranuclear inclusion bodies. the virus is neurotrophic in nature.
|ICD 9 Code:||532.0|
Herpes zoster ophthalmicus
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Herpes zoster iridocyclitis (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'B02.3 - Zoster ocular disease'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code B02.3. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.