ICD-10-CM Code H49.41
Progressive external ophthalmoplegia, right eye
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
H49.41 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of progressive external ophthalmoplegia, right eye. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code H494 is used to code Ophthalmoparesis
Ophthalmoparesis or ophthalmoplegia refers to weakness (-paresis) or paralysis (-plegia) of one or more extraocular muscles which are responsible for eye movements. It is a physical finding in certain neurologic, ophthalmologic, and endocrine disease.
|MeSH Codes:||D009886, D009886, D009886, D009886, D009886, D009886, D009886|
|ICD 9 Codes:||378.9, 367.52, 376.22, 378.55, 378.56, 378.72, 378.86|
Neuro-ophthalmologic examination showing ophthalmoplegia affecting the left eye in a patient with Tolosa-Hunt syndrome. The central image represents forward gaze, and each image around it represents gaze in that direction (for example, in the upper left image, the patient looks up and right; the left eye is unable to accomplish this.
- DRG Group #123 - Neurological eye disorders.
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 H49.41 and a single ICD9 code, 378.55 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.