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ICD-10-CM Code H44.52
Atrophy of globe

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 H44.52 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of H44.52 that describes the diagnosis 'atrophy of globe' in more detail.

The ICD code H445 is used to code Phthisis bulbi

Phthisis bulbi is a shrunken, non-functional eye. It may result from severe eye disease, inflammation, injury, or it may represent a complication of eye surgery. Treatment options include insertion of a prosthesis, which may be preceded by enucleation of the eye.

Specialty: Ophthalmology
ICD 9 Code: 360.41

Phthisis bulbi of the right eye due to complication of eye surgery

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Coding Notes for H44.52 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
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Phthisis bulbi

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H44.52 - Atrophy of globe'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H44.52. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: H44.5 - Degenerated conditions of globe

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