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ICD-10-CM Code H50.16
Alternating exotropia with A pattern

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| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

H50.16 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of alternating exotropia with A pattern. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code H501 is used to code Exotropia

Exotropia (from Greek exo meaning "outward" and trope meaning "a turning"), also referred to as divergent squint, is a form of strabismus where the eyes are deviated outward. It is the opposite of esotropia. People with exotropia often experience crossed diplopia. Intermittent exotropia is a fairly common condition. "Sensory exotropia" occurs in the presence of poor vision. Infantile exotropia (sometimes called "congenital exotropia") is seen during the first year of life, and is less common than "essential exotropia" which usually becomes apparent several years later.

Specialty: Ophthalmology
MeSH Code: D005099
ICD 9 Code: 378.1

Exotropia of right 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.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H50.16 - Alternating exotropia with A pattern'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H50.16. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Alternating exotropia with A pattern (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 378.16 was previously used, H50.16 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: H50.1 - Exotropia

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