ICD-10-CM Code H47.149
Foster-Kennedy syndrome, unspecified eye
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
H47.149 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of foster-Kennedy syndrome, unspecified eye. 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.
|ICD 9 Code:||377.0|
Fundal photograph showing severe papilloedema in the left eye
- DRG Group #091-093 - Other disorders of nervous system with MCC.
- DRG Group #091-093 - Other disorders of nervous system with CC.
- DRG Group #091-093 - Other disorders of nervous system without CC or 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 H47.149 and a single ICD9 code, 377.04 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.