ICD-10-CM Code H53.439
Sector or arcuate defects, unspecified eye
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
H53.439 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of sector or arcuate defects, unspecified eye. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code H534 is used to code Bitemporal hemianopsia
Bitemporal hemianopsia (aka bitemporal heteronymous hemianopsia or bitemporal hemianopia) is the medical description of a type of partial blindness where vision is missing in the outer half of both the right and left visual field. It is usually associated with lesions of the optic chiasm, the area where the optic nerves from the right and left eyes cross near the pituitary gland.
|MeSH Codes:||, D012607, D012607, D012607, D006423|
|ICD 9 Codes:||368.47, 368.41, 368.42, 368.12,|
- DRG Group #123 - Neurological eye disorders.
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 H53.439 and a single ICD9 code, 368.43 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.