ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Q10.3

Other congenital malformations of eyelid

Diagnosis Code Q10.3

ICD-10: Q10.3
Short Description: Other congenital malformations of eyelid
Long Description: Other congenital malformations of eyelid
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Q10.3

Code Classification
  • Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities
    • Congenital malformations of eye, ear, face and neck (Q10-Q18)
      • Congenital malform of eyelid, lacrimal apparatus and orbit (Q10)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code Q10.3 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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The code Q10.3 is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Ablepharon
  • Accessory eye muscle
  • Accessory eye muscles
  • Accessory eyelid
  • Accessory skeletal muscle
  • Ankyloblepharon
  • Ankyloblepharon filiforme adnatum
  • Blepharophimosis syndrome
  • Coloboma of eyelid
  • Complete ablepharon
  • Congenital absence of eyelash
  • Congenital ankyloblepharon
  • Congenital anomalies of eyelid, lacrimal system and orbit
  • Congenital anomaly of eyelid
  • Congenital blepharophimosis
  • Congenital blepharophimosis
  • Congenital blepharophimosis of lower eyelid
  • Congenital blepharophimosis of upper eyelid
  • Congenital disorders of eye and eyelid movements
  • Congenital distichiasis
  • Congenital epiblepharon-inferior oblique syndrome
  • Congenital scleral show
  • Congenital tarsal kink
  • Congenital vascular anomaly of eyelid
  • Congenital vascular anomaly of lower eyelid
  • Congenital vascular anomaly of upper eyelid
  • Curly hair, ankyloblepharon, nail dysplasia syndrome
  • Distichiasis
  • Ectodermal dysplasia with hair-nail defect
  • Ectopic cilia of eyelid
  • Epiblepharon
  • Euryblepharon
  • Hypoplasia of eyelid
  • Lesion of upper eyelid
  • Macropalpebral fissure
  • Mental retardation, congenital heart disease, blepharophimosis, blepharoptosis and hypoplastic teeth
  • Microblepharia
  • Narrowing of palpebral fissure
  • Narrowing of palpebral fissure
  • Partial ablepharon
  • Scleral show
  • Swan's syndrome II

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code Q10.3 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Birth Defects

A birth defect is a problem that happens while a baby is developing in the mother's body. Most birth defects happen during the first 3 months of pregnancy. One out of every 33 babies in the United States is born with a birth defect.

A birth defect may affect how the body looks, works or both. Some birth defects like cleft lip or neural tube defects are structural problems that can be easy to see. To find others, like heart defects, doctors use special tests. Birth defects can vary from mild to severe. Some result from exposures to medicines or chemicals. For example, alcohol abuse can cause fetal alcohol syndrome. Infections during pregnancy can also result in birth defects. For most birth defects, the cause is unknown.

Some birth defects can be prevented. Taking folic acid can help prevent some birth defects. Talk to your doctor about any medicines you take. Some medicines can cause serious birth defects.

Babies with birth defects may need surgery or other medical treatments. Today, doctors can diagnose many birth defects in the womb. This enables them to treat or even correct some problems before the baby is born.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Intersex

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Eyelid Disorders

Your eyelids help protect your eyes. When you blink, your eyelids spread moisture over your eyes. Blinking also helps move dirt or other particles off the surface of the eye. You close your eyelids when you see something coming towards your eyes. This can help protect against injuries.

Like most other parts of your body, your eyelids can get infected, inflamed, or even develop cancer. There are also specific eyelid problems, including

  • Eyelids that turn in or out
  • Eyelids that droop
  • Abnormal blinking or twitching

Treatment of eyelid problems depends on the cause.

  • Blepharitis
  • Chalazion
  • Ectropion
  • Entropion
  • Eyelid bump
  • Eyelid drooping
  • Eyelid lift
  • Eyelid twitch

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