H17

icd
Non-Billable

Corneal scars and opacities


Alphabetical Terms
  • Opacity cornea

Guidelines

Excludes 2
7
  • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
  • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
  • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
  • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
  • diabetes mellitus related eye conditions (E09.3-, E10.3-, E11.3-, E13.3-)
  • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
  • injury (trauma) of eye and orbit (S05.-)
  • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
  • neoplasms (C00-D49)
  • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
  • syphilis related eye disorders (A50.01, A50.3-, A51.43, A52.71)
Notes
7Use an external cause code following the code for the eye condition, if applicable, to identify the cause of the eye condition

Related Codes

H17icd
Corneal scars and opacities
Adherent leukoma
Adherent leukoma, unspecified eye
Adherent leukoma, right eye
Adherent leukoma, left eye
Adherent leukoma, bilateral
Central corneal opacity
Central corneal opacity, unspecified eye
Central corneal opacity, right eye
Central corneal opacity, left eye