ICD-10 Diagnosis Code H59.819

Chorioretinal scars after surgery for detachment, unsp eye

Diagnosis Code H59.819

ICD-10: H59.819
Short Description: Chorioretinal scars after surgery for detachment, unsp eye
Long Description: Chorioretinal scars after surgery for detachment, unspecified eye
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code H59.819

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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 H59.819 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 919 - COMPLICATIONS OF TREATMENT WITH MCC
  • 920 - COMPLICATIONS OF TREATMENT WITH CC
  • 921 - COMPLICATIONS OF TREATMENT WITHOUT CC/MCC

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Synonyms
  • Choroid scar
  • Flat chorioretinal lesion
  • Focal chorioretinal lesion
  • On examination - Laser photocoagulation scars
  • Photocoagulation scars
  • Postsurgical chorioretinal scar
  • Postsurgical choroid scar
  • Postsurgical retinal scar
  • Punched out chorioretinal lesion
  • Surgical scar
  • Surgical scar

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