ICD-10-CM Code H44.12
Parasitic endophthalmitis, unspecified
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 Code H44.12 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of H44.12 that describes the diagnosis 'parasitic endophthalmitis, unspecified' in more detail.
- H44.12 Parasitic endophthalmitis, unspecified NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code H441 is used to code Endophthalmitis
Endophthalmitis is an inflammation of the internal coats of the eye. It is a possible complication of all intraocular surgeries, particularly cataract surgery, with possible loss of vision and the eye itself. Infectious etiology is the most common and various bacteria and fungi have been isolated as the cause of the endophthalmitis. Other causes include penetrating trauma and retained intraocular foreign bodies.
|MeSH Codes:||D009877, D009877|
|ICD 9 Codes:||360.0, 360.1|
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H44.12 - Parasitic endophthalmitis, unspecified'
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