ICD-10 Diagnosis Code H59.42

Inflammation (infection) of postprocedural bleb, stage 2

Diagnosis Code H59.42

ICD-10: H59.42
Short Description: Inflammation (infection) of postprocedural bleb, stage 2
Long Description: Inflammation (infection) of postprocedural bleb, stage 2
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code H59.42

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The code H59.42 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the eye and adnexa (H00–H59)
    • Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of eye and adnexa, not elsewhere classified (H59)
      • Intraop and postproc comp and disord of eye and adnexa, NEC (H59)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code H59.42 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

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

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  • 379.62 - Inflam postproc bleb, 2

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