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ICD-10-CM Code H47.12
Papilledema associated with decreased ocular pressure

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

H47.12 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of papilledema associated with decreased ocular pressure. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code H471 is used to code Papilledema

Papilledema (or papilloedema) is optic disc swelling that is caused by increased intracranial pressure. The swelling is usually bilateral and can occur over a period of hours to weeks. Unilateral presentation is extremely rare. Papilledema is mostly seen as a symptom resulting from another pathophysiological process.

Specialty: Neurosurgery
MeSH Code: D010211
ICD 9 Code: 377.0

Fundal photograph showing severe papilloedema in the left eye

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye with MCC.
  • DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye without MCC.
  • DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H47.12 - Papilledema associated with decreased ocular pressure'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H47.12. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Papilledema associated with decreased ocular pressure (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 377.02 was previously used, H47.12 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: H47.1 - Papilledema

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