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ICD-10-CM Code H05.019
Cellulitis of unspecified 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

H05.019 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of cellulitis of unspecified 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 #121-122 - Acute major eye infections with CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #121-122 - Acute major eye infections without CC or MCC.


Orbital cellulitis (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 H05.019 and a single ICD9 code, 376.01 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: H05.01 - Cellulitis of orbit

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