ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 918.0

Superfic inj periocular

Diagnosis Code 918.0

ICD-9: 918.0
Short Description: Superfic inj periocular
Long Description: Superficial injury of eyelids and periocular area
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 918.0

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning
    • Superficial injury (910-919)
      • 918 Superficial injury of eye and adnexa

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 918.0 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Injury 959.9
      • eyelid(s) 921.1
        • superficial 918.0
      • superficial 919
        • canthus, eye 918.0
        • eyelid(s) (and periocular area) 918.0
        • lacrimal (apparatus) (gland) (sac) 918.0
        • orbital region 918.0
        • periocular area 918.0
        • supraorbital 918.0

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