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ICD-10-CM Code H05.00
Unspecified acute inflammation of orbit

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

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.

Specialty: Ophthalmology
MeSH Code: D054517
ICD 9 Code: 376.01

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.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Acute peridacryocystitis (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H05.00 - Unspecified acute inflammation of orbit'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H05.00. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Acute inflammation of orbit, unspecified (exact match)

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.

Parent Code: H05.0 - Acute inflammation of orbit

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