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ICD-10-CM Code H04.55
Acquired stenosis of nasolacrimal duct

Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code H04.55 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of H04.55 that describes the diagnosis 'acquired stenosis of nasolacrimal duct' in more detail.

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.

Specialty: Ophthalmology
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

Source: Wikipedia

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H04.55 - Acquired stenosis of nasolacrimal duct'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H04.55. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: H04.5 - Stenosis and insufficiency of lacrimal passages

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