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ICD-10-CM Code H04.572
Stenosis of left lacrimal sac

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

H04.572 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of stenosis of left lacrimal sac. 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.

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

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye with MCC.
  • DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye without MCC.


Stenosis of lacrimal sac (approximate match)

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 H04.572 and a single ICD9 code, 375.54 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: H04.57 - Stenosis of lacrimal sac

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