ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S05.8X9A

Other injuries of unspecified eye and orbit, init encntr

Diagnosis Code S05.8X9A

ICD-10: S05.8X9A
Short Description: Other injuries of unspecified eye and orbit, init encntr
Long Description: Other injuries of unspecified eye and orbit, initial encounter
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S05.8X9A

Valid for Submission
The code S05.8X9A is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the head (S00-S09)
      • Injury of eye and orbit (S05)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code S05.8X9A 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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Synonyms
  • Blast injury to eye region
  • Commotio retinae
  • Complete luxation of lens
  • Concussional injury of cornea
  • Conjunctival wound
  • Corneal epithelial wound
  • Corneal stromal wound
  • Foreign body in sclera
  • Glass in eye region
  • Glass in head
  • Glaucoma associated with ocular trauma
  • Glaucoma due to perforating injury
  • Injury of choroid
  • Injury of iris and ciliary body
  • Injury of lacrimal passage
  • Injury of lens
  • Injury of sclera
  • Injury of sclera
  • Insect bite to cornea - nonvenomous
  • Nonperforating scleral wound
  • Post-radiation maculopathy
  • Radiation retinopathy
  • Radiational injury of sclera
  • Subluxation of lens
  • Superficial injury of cornea
  • Traumatic aniridia
  • Traumatic dislocation of lens
  • Traumatic subluxation of lens
  • Wood splinter in eye region
  • Wood splinter in head

Information for Patients


Eye Injuries

The structure of your face helps protect your eyes from injury. Still, injuries can damage your eye, sometimes severely enough that you could lose your vision. Most eye injuries are preventable. If you play sports or work in certain jobs, you may need protection.

The most common type of injury happens when something irritates the outer surface of your eye. Certain jobs such as industrial jobs or hobbies such as carpentry make this type of injury more likely. It's also more likely if you wear contact lenses.

Chemicals or heat can burn your eyes. With chemicals, the pain may cause you to close your eyes. This traps the irritant next to the eye and may cause more damage. You should wash out your eye right away while you wait for medical help.

  • Corneal injury (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Eye - foreign object in (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Eye emergencies (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hyphema (Medical Encyclopedia)


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