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ICD-10-CM Code H50.69
Other mechanical strabismus

BILLABLE
Billable Code
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| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

H50.69 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other mechanical strabismus. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code H506 is used to code Brown's syndrome

Brown's syndrome is a rare form of strabismus characterized by limited elevation of the affected eye. The disorder may be congenital (existing at or before birth), or acquired. Brown syndrome is caused by a malfunction of the Superior oblique muscle, causing the eye to have difficulty moving up, particularly during adduction (when eye turns towards the nose). Harold W. Brown first described the disorder in 1950 and initially named it the "superior oblique tendon sheath syndrome".

Specialty: Ophthalmology
ICD 9 Code: 378.61
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for H50.69 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Strabismus due to adhesions
Traumatic limitation of duction of eye muscle

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.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Brown's tendon sheath syndrome (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H50.69 - Other mechanical strabismus'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H50.69. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Codes GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Mechanical strabismus from other musculofascial disorders (approximate match)
Limited duction associated with other conditions (approximate match)

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 H50.69 and a single ICD9 code, 378.63 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: H50.6 - Mechanical strabismus

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