ICD-10-CM Code H05.259
Intermittent exophthalmos, unspecified eye
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
H05.259 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of intermittent exophthalmos, unspecified eye. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code H052 is used to code Exophthalmos
Exophthalmos (also called exophthalmus, exophthalmia, proptosis, or exorbitism) is a bulging of the eye anteriorly out of the orbit. Exophthalmos can be either bilateral (as is often seen in Graves' disease) or unilateral (as is often seen in an orbital tumor). Complete or partial dislocation from the orbit is also possible from trauma or swelling of surrounding tissue resulting from trauma.
|MeSH Codes:||D005094, D005094|
|ICD 9 Codes:||376.2, 376.3|
Patient with left eye proptosis
- DRG Group #123 - Neurological eye disorders.
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Consider laterality specification
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 H05.259 and a single ICD9 code, 376.34 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.