ICD-10-CM Code H05.019
Cellulitis of unspecified orbit
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
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.
|ICD 9 Code:||376.01|
- DRG Group #121-122 - Acute major eye infections with CC or MCC.
- DRG Group #121-122 - Acute major eye infections without CC or MCC.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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.