ICD-10-CM Code H04.229
Epiphora due to insufficient drainage, unspecified lacrimal gland
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
H04.229 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of epiphora due to insufficient drainage, unspecified lacrimal gland. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code H042 is used to code Epiphora (medicine)
Epiphora is an overflow of tears onto the face. A clinical sign or condition that constitutes insufficient tear film drainage from the eyes in that tears will drain down the face rather than through the nasolacrimal system.
|ICD 9 Code:||375.2|
- 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
- Epiphora due to insufficient drainage (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Consider laterality specification
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code H04.229 and a single ICD9 code, 375.22 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.