ICD-10-CM Code H04.549
Stenosis of unspecified lacrimal canaliculi
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
H04.549 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of stenosis of unspecified lacrimal canaliculi. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code H045 is used to code Nasolacrimal duct obstruction
nasolacrimal duct obstruction (nldo) is the obstruction of nasolacrimal duct and may be either congenital or acquired. obstruction of the nasolacrimal duct leads to the excess overflow of tears called epiphora.
|ICD 9 Code:||375.56|
Tear system consists of lacrimal gland (a), punctums (b,e), canalicules (c,f), lacrimal sac (g,d). Tear is then drained through nasolacrimal duct (not shown in the image) into nasal cavity
- DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye with MCC.
- DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye without MCC.
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 H04.549 and a single ICD9 code, 375.53 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.