2021 ICD-10-CM Code H04.339

Acute lacrimal canaliculitis of unspecified lacrimal passage

Version 2021
Billable Code
Unspecified Code
MS-DRG Mapping

Valid for Submission

H04.339 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of acute lacrimal canaliculitis of unspecified lacrimal passage. The code H04.339 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The ICD-10-CM code H04.339 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like acute lacrimal canaliculitis, canaliculitis due to pseudopropionibacterium propionicum, dacryolith, inflamed lacrimal canaliculus with calculus or lacrimal canaliculus inflamed.

Unspecified diagnosis codes like H04.339 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.

ICD-10:H04.339
Short Description:Acute lacrimal canaliculitis of unspecified lacrimal passage
Long Description:Acute lacrimal canaliculitis of unspecified lacrimal passage

Code Classification

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

Convert H04.339 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code H04.339 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

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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)