ICD-10-CM Code H53.61
Abnormal dark adaptation curve
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
H53.61 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of abnormal dark adaptation curve. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code H536 is used to code Nyctalopia
Nyctalopia /ˌnɪktəlˈoʊpiə/ (from Greek νύκτ-, nykt- "night"; αλαός, alaos "blind, not seeing", and ὄψ, ops "eye"), also called night-blindness, is a condition making it difficult or impossible to see in relatively low light. It is a symptom of several eye diseases. Night blindness may exist from birth, or be caused by injury or malnutrition (for example, a lack of vitamin A). It can be described as insufficient adaptation to darkness.
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Effect of night-blindness. Left: normal night vision. Right: night-blind.
- 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 'H53.61 - Abnormal dark adaptation curve'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 368.63 was previously used, H53.61 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.