ICD-10-CM Code E50.7
Other ocular manifestations of vitamin A deficiency
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
E50.7 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other ocular manifestations of vitamin A deficiency. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code E507 is used to code Xerophthalmia
Xerophthalmia (i/ˌzɪərˌɒfˈθælmiːə/; Greek for dry eyes, from Ξηροφθαλμία = ξηρός, dry + οφθαλμός, eye) is a medical condition in which the eye fails to produce tears. It may be caused by vitamin A deficiency, which is sometimes used to describe that condition, although there may be other causes.
|MeSH Codes:||D014985, D014985|
|ICD 9 Codes:||264.6, 264.7|
Coding Notes for E50.7 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Xerophthalmia NOS
- DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye with MCC.
- DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Xerophthalmia (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E50.7 - Other ocular manifestations of vitamin A deficiency'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 264.7 was previously used, E50.7 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.