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ICD-10-CM Code H53.19
Other subjective visual disturbances

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

H53.19 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other subjective visual disturbances. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code H531 is used to code Photophobia

Photophobia is a symptom of abnormal intolerance to visual perception of light. As a medical symptom, photophobia is not a morbid fear or phobia, but an experience of discomfort or pain to the eyes due to light exposure or by presence of actual physical sensitivity of the eyes, though the term is sometimes additionally applied to abnormal or irrational fear of light such as heliophobia. The term photophobia comes from the Greek φῶς (phōs), meaning "light", and φόβος (phobos), meaning "fear".

Specialty: Neurology
MeSH Codes: D020795, D001248, D012607, D012607, D012607
ICD 9 Codes: 368.13, 368.13, 368.41, 368.42, 368.12

Coding Notes for H53.19 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.
Visual halos

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

  • Sees lights in visual field (finding)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H53.19 - Other subjective visual disturbances'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code H53.19. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Photopsia (H53.19)
Halo, visual (H53.19)

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Other visual distortions and entoptic phenomena (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 H53.19 and a single ICD9 code, 368.15 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: H53.1 - Subjective visual disturbances

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/H5319