H35.06 - Retinal vasculitis

Version 2023
ICD-10:H35.06
Short Description:Retinal vasculitis
Long Description:Retinal vasculitis
Status: Not Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Diseases of the eye and adnexa (H00–H59)
    • Disorders of choroid and retina (H30-H36)
      • Other retinal disorders (H35)

H35.06 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 retinal vasculitis. 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.

Clinical Information

Specific Coding for Retinal vasculitis

Non-specific codes like H35.06 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 retinal vasculitis:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H35.061 for Retinal vasculitis, right eye
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H35.062 for Retinal vasculitis, left eye
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H35.063 for Retinal vasculitis, bilateral
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H35.069 for Retinal vasculitis, unspecified eye

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 coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to this diagnosis code:


Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
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Index to Diseases and Injuries References

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:

Patient Education


Retinal Disorders

The retina is a layer of tissue in the back of your eye that senses light and sends images to your brain. In the center of this nerve tissue is the macula. It provides the sharp, central vision needed for reading, driving and seeing fine detail.

Retinal disorders affect this vital tissue. They can affect your vision, and some can be serious enough to cause blindness. Examples are:

NIH: National Eye Institute


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Code History