2022 ICD-10-CM Code H02.51

Abnormal innervation syndrome

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:H02.51
Short Description:Abnormal innervation syndrome
Long Description:Abnormal innervation syndrome

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the eye and adnexa (H00–H59)
    • Disorders of eyelid, lacrimal system and orbit (H00-H05)
      • Other disorders of eyelid (H02)

H02.51 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of abnormal innervation syndrome. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding for Abnormal innervation syndrome

Non-specific codes like H02.51 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for abnormal innervation syndrome:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.511 for Abnormal innervation syndrome right upper eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.512 for Abnormal innervation syndrome right lower eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.513 for Abnormal innervation syndrome right eye, unspecified eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.514 for Abnormal innervation syndrome left upper eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.515 for Abnormal innervation syndrome left lower eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.516 for Abnormal innervation syndrome left eye, unspecified eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.519 for Abnormal innervation syndrome unspecified eye, unspecified eyelid

Information for Patients


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 toward 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

Treatment of eyelid problems depends on the cause.


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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)