ICD-10-CM Code H05.01
Cellulitis of orbit
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 Code H05.01 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of H05.01 that describes the diagnosis 'cellulitis of orbit' in more detail.
- H05.01 Cellulitis of orbit NON-BILLABLE
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|
Coding Notes for H05.01 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Abscess of orbit
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H05.01 - Cellulitis of orbit'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H05.01. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.