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ICD-10-CM Code H16.262
Vernal keratoconjunctivitis, with limbar and corneal involvement, left eye

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

H16.262 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of vernal keratoconjunctivitis, with limbar and corneal involvement, left eye. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code H16 is used to code Keratitis

Keratitis is a condition in which the eye's cornea, the front part of the eye, becomes inflamed. The condition is often marked by moderate to intense pain and usually involves any of the following symptoms: pain, impaired eyesight, photophobia, red eye and a 'gritty' sensation.

Specialty: Ophthalmology
MeSH Code: D007634
ICD 9 Code: 370

An eye with non-ulcerative sterile keratitis.

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.

Equivalent ICD-9 Codes GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Limbar and corneal involvement in vernal conjunctivitis (approximate match)
Vernal conjunctivitis (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 H16.262 and a single ICD9 code, 372.13 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: H16.26 - Vernal keratoconjunctivitis, with limbar and corneal involvement

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/H16262