ICD-10 Diagnosis Code H50.08

Alternating esotropia with other noncomitancies

Diagnosis Code H50.08

ICD-10: H50.08
Short Description: Alternating esotropia with other noncomitancies
Long Description: Alternating esotropia with other noncomitancies
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code H50.08

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Code Classification
  • Diseases of the eye and adnexa (H00–H59)
    • Disorders of ocular muscles, binocular movement, accommodation and refraction (H49-H52)
      • Other strabismus (H50)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code H50.08 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)


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  • 378.08 - Alt esotrop w x/y pattrn

  • Alternating esotropia
  • Alternating esotropia
  • Alternating esotropia with noncommitance other than A OR V pattern
  • Alternating esotropia with X AND/OR Y pattern
  • Alternating esotropia with X pattern
  • Alternating esotropia with Y pattern

Information for Patients

Eye Movement Disorders

When you look at an object, you're using several muscles to move both eyes to focus on it. If you have a problem with the muscles, the eyes don't work properly.

There are many kinds of eye movement disorders. Two common ones are

  • Strabismus - a disorder in which the two eyes don't line up in the same direction. This results in "crossed eyes" or "walleye."
  • Nystagmus - fast, uncontrollable movements of the eyes, sometimes called "dancing eyes"

Some eye movement disorders are present at birth. Others develop over time and may be associated with other problems, such as injuries. Treatments include glasses, patches, eye muscle exercises, and surgery. There is no cure for some kinds of eye movement disorders, such as most kinds of nystagmus.

  • Cranial mononeuropathy III
  • Cranial mononeuropathy VI
  • Eye muscle repair
  • Nystagmus
  • Strabismus
  • Supranuclear ophthalmoplegia

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