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ICD-10-CM Code H18.05
Posterior corneal pigmentations

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code H18.05 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of H18.05 that describes the diagnosis 'posterior corneal pigmentations' in more detail.


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.

Coding Notes for H18.05 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Krukenberg's spindle

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H18.05 - Posterior corneal pigmentations'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H18.05. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: H18.0 - Corneal pigmentations and deposits

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