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ICD-10-CM Code H18.022
Argentous corneal deposits, 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

H18.022 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of argentous corneal deposits, left eye. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code H180 is used to code Kayser-Fleischer ring

Kayser–Fleischer rings (KF rings) are dark rings that appear to encircle the iris of the eye. They are due to copper deposition in part of the cornea (Descemet's membrane) as a result of particular liver diseases. They are named after Dr. Bernhard Kayser and Dr. Bruno Fleischer, the German doctors who first described them in 1902 and 1903. Initially thought to be due to the accumulation of silver, they were first demonstrated to contain copper in 1934.

Specialty: Ophthalmology
ICD 9 Code: 371.14

A Kayser-Fleischer ring in a 32-year-old patient who had longstanding speech difficulties and tremor.

Source: Wikipedia

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 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Argentous corneal deposits (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 H18.022 and a single ICD9 code, 371.16 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: H18.02 - Argentous corneal deposits

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