ICD-10-CM Code H18.799
Other corneal deformities, unspecified eye
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
H18.799 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other corneal deformities, unspecified eye. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code H187 is used to code Pellucid marginal degeneration
Pellucid marginal degeneration (PMD; keratotorus), is a degenerative corneal condition, often confused with keratoconus. It is typically characterized by a clear, bilateral thinning (ectasia) in the inferior and peripheral region of the cornea, although some cases affect only one eye. The cause of the disease remains unclear (idiopathic).
|ICD 9 Code:||371.48|
Pellucid corneal degeneration with hydrops and detachment of Descemet's membrane
- DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye with MCC.
- DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye without MCC.
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 H18.799 and a single ICD9 code, 371.70 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.