H04.16 - Lacrimal gland dislocation

Version 2023
Short Description:Lacrimal gland dislocation
Long Description:Lacrimal gland dislocation
Status: Not Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Diseases of the eye and adnexa (H00–H59)
    • Disorders of eyelid, lacrimal system and orbit (H00-H05)
      • Disorders of lacrimal system (H04)

H04.16 is a non-specific and non-billable ICD-10 code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of lacrimal gland dislocation. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2023 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 Lacrimal gland dislocation

Non-specific codes like H04.16 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 lacrimal gland dislocation:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H04.161 for Lacrimal gland dislocation, right lacrimal gland
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H04.162 for Lacrimal gland dislocation, left lacrimal gland
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H04.163 for Lacrimal gland dislocation, bilateral lacrimal glands
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H04.169 for Lacrimal gland dislocation, unspecified lacrimal gland

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The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for this diagnosis code are found in the injuries and diseases index:

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