ICD-10-CM Code H05.00
Unspecified acute inflammation of orbit
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
H05.00 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of unspecified acute inflammation of orbit. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code H050 is used to code Orbital cellulitis
Orbital cellulitis is inflammation of eye tissues behind the orbital septum. It most commonly refers to an acute spread of infection into the eye socket from either the adjacent sinuses or through the blood. When it affects the rear of the eye, it is known as retro-orbital cellulitis.
|ICD 9 Code:||376.01|
- 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
- Acute peridacryocystitis (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H05.00 - Unspecified acute inflammation of orbit'
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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 376.00 was previously used, H05.00 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.