Diagnosis Code H55.89
Information for Medical Professionals
The diagnosis code H55.89 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)
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- 379.59 - Irregular eye mvmnts NEC (approximate) Approximate Flag
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- Abnormal spontaneous eye movements
- Cogwheel eye movements
- Deficiency of smooth pursuit movements
- Disorder of eye movements
- Double depressor palsy
- Foville-Wilson syndrome
- Irregular eye movements
- Monocular movements in coma
- Myostatic paralysis
- Neurologic disorder of eye movements
- Nystagmus and other irregular eye movements
- Ocular dipping
- Paroxysmal ocular dyskinesia
- Ping-pong gaze
- Reverse ocular bobbing
- Reverse ocular dipping
- Spontaneous eye movements associated with monocular visual loss
- Spontaneous eye movements associated with visual loss
- Spontaneous eye movements in coma
- Twitching eye
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
- Supranuclear ophthalmoplegia