ICD-10-CM Code H05.3

Deformity of orbit

Version 2021 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

H05.3 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of deformity of orbit. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:H05.3
Short Description:Deformity of orbit
Long Description:Deformity of orbit

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • H05.30 - Unspecified deformity of orbit
  • H05.31 - Atrophy of orbit
  • H05.311 - Atrophy of right orbit
  • H05.312 - Atrophy of left orbit
  • H05.313 - Atrophy of bilateral orbit
  • H05.319 - Atrophy of unspecified orbit
  • H05.32 - Deformity of orbit due to bone disease
  • H05.321 - Deformity of right orbit due to bone disease
  • H05.322 - Deformity of left orbit due to bone disease
  • H05.323 - Deformity of bilateral orbits due to bone disease
  • H05.329 - Deformity of unspecified orbit due to bone disease
  • H05.33 - Deformity of orbit due to trauma or surgery
  • H05.331 - Deformity of right orbit due to trauma or surgery
  • H05.332 - Deformity of left orbit due to trauma or surgery
  • H05.333 - Deformity of bilateral orbits due to trauma or surgery
  • H05.339 - Deformity of unspecified orbit due to trauma or surgery
  • H05.34 - Enlargement of orbit
  • H05.341 - Enlargement of right orbit
  • H05.342 - Enlargement of left orbit
  • H05.343 - Enlargement of bilateral orbits
  • H05.349 - Enlargement of unspecified orbit
  • H05.35 - Exostosis of orbit
  • H05.351 - Exostosis of right orbit
  • H05.352 - Exostosis of left orbit
  • H05.353 - Exostosis of bilateral orbits
  • H05.359 - Exostosis of unspecified orbit

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code H05.3:

Type 1 Excludes

Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • congenital deformity of orbit Q10.7
  • hypertelorism Q75.2

Code Classification

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

Code History

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

Information for Patients


Eye Diseases

Some eye problems are minor and don't last long. But some can lead to a permanent loss of vision.

Common eye problems include

  • Refractive errors
  • Cataracts - clouded lenses
  • Optic nerve disorders, including glaucoma
  • Retinal disorders - problems with the nerve layer at the back of the eye
  • Macular degeneration - a disease that destroys sharp, central vision
  • Diabetic eye problems
  • Conjunctivitis - an infection also known as pinkeye

Your best defense is to have regular checkups, because eye diseases do not always have symptoms. Early detection and treatment could prevent vision loss. See an eye care professional right away if you have a sudden change in vision, if everything looks dim, or if you see flashes of light. Other symptoms that need quick attention are pain, double vision, fluid coming from the eye, and inflammation.

NIH: National Eye Institute

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  • Coloboma of the iris (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Episcleritis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Eye and orbit ultrasound (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Eye burning - itching and discharge (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Eye pain (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Eye redness (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Fluorescein angiography (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Fluorescein eye stain (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Heterochromia (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Ophthalmoscopy (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Orbit CT scan (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Orbital pseudotumor (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Photophobia (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Pinguecula (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Pterygium (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Pupil - white spots (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Scleritis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Slit-lamp exam (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Standard ophthalmic exam (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Subconjunctival hemorrhage (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Uveitis (Medical Encyclopedia)

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