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ICD-10-CM Code H44.121
Parasitic endophthalmitis, unspecified, right eye

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

H44.121 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of parasitic endophthalmitis, unspecified, right eye. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

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.

Specialty: Ophthalmology
MeSH Codes: D009877, D009877
ICD 9 Codes: 360.0, 360.1
Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #121-122 - Acute major eye infections with CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #121-122 - Acute major eye infections without CC or MCC.


Parasitic endophthalmitis NOS (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 H44.121 and a single ICD9 code, 360.13 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: H44.12 - Parasitic endophthalmitis, unspecified

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