ICD-10 Diagnosis Code H04.539

Neonatal obstruction of unspecified nasolacrimal duct

Diagnosis Code H04.539

ICD-10: H04.539
Short Description: Neonatal obstruction of unspecified nasolacrimal duct
Long Description: Neonatal obstruction of unspecified nasolacrimal duct
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code H04.539

Valid for Submission
The code H04.539 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the eye and adnexa (H00–H59)
    • Disorders of eyelid, lacrimal system and orbit (H00-H05)
      • Disorders of lacrimal system (H04)

Information for Medical Professionals


Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Perinatal/Newborn diagnoses Additional informationCallout TooltipPerinatal/Newborn diagnoses
Newborn. Age of 0 years; a subset of diagnoses intended only for newborns and neonates (e.g., fetal distress, perinatal jaundice).


Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code H04.539 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • OTHER DISORDERS OF THE EYE WITH MCC 124
  • OTHER DISORDERS OF THE EYE WITHOUT MCC 125

Convert to ICD-9 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.

Synonyms
  • Neonatal obstruction of nasolacrimal duct
  • Obstruction of nasolacrimal duct

Information for Patients


Tears

You may only think of tears as those salty drops that fall from your eyes when you cry. Actually, your tears clean your eyes every time you blink. Tears also keep your eyes moist, which is important for your vision.

Tear glands produce tears, and tear ducts carry the tears from the glands to the surface of your eye. Problems with the tear system can include too many tears, too few tears, or problems with the tear ducts. Treatment of the problem depends on the cause.

  • Blocked tear duct
  • Dry eye syndrome


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