2021 ICD-10-CM Code S00.22

Blister (nonthermal) of eyelid and periocular area

Version 2021
Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

S00.22 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of blister (nonthermal) of eyelid and periocular area. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 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.

ICD-10:S00.22
Short Description:Blister (nonthermal) of eyelid and periocular area
Long Description:Blister (nonthermal) of eyelid and periocular area

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Blister (nonthermal) of eyelid and periocular area

Header codes like S00.22 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 blister (nonthermal) of eyelid and periocular area:

  • S00.221 - Blister (nonthermal) of right eyelid and periocular area
  • S00.221A - Blister (nonthermal) of right eyelid and periocular area, initial encounter
  • S00.221D - Blister (nonthermal) of right eyelid and periocular area, subsequent encounter
  • S00.221S - Blister (nonthermal) of right eyelid and periocular area, sequela
  • S00.222 - Blister (nonthermal) of left eyelid and periocular area
  • S00.222A - Blister (nonthermal) of left eyelid and periocular area, initial encounter
  • S00.222D - Blister (nonthermal) of left eyelid and periocular area, subsequent encounter
  • S00.222S - Blister (nonthermal) of left eyelid and periocular area, sequela
  • S00.229 - Blister (nonthermal) of unspecified eyelid and periocular area
  • S00.229A - Blister (nonthermal) of unspecified eyelid and periocular area, initial encounter
  • S00.229D - Blister (nonthermal) of unspecified eyelid and periocular area, subsequent encounter
  • S00.229S - Blister (nonthermal) of unspecified eyelid and periocular area, sequela

Index to Diseases and Injuries

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 the code S00.22 are found in the index:

Information for Patients


Blisters

Also called: Bulla, Vesicle

What are blisters?

Blisters are fluid-filled sacs on the outer layer of your skin. They form because of rubbing, heat, or diseases of the skin. They are most common on your hands and feet.

Other names for blisters are vesicles (usually for smaller blisters) and bulla (for larger blisters).

What causes blisters?

Blisters often happen when there is friction - rubbing or pressure - on one spot. For example, if your shoes don't fit quite right and they keep rubbing part of your foot. Or if you don't wear gloves when you rake leaves and the handle keeps rubbing against your hand. Other causes of blisters include

What are the treatments for blisters?

Blisters will usually heal on their own. The skin over the blister helps keep out infections. You can put a bandage on the blister to keep it clean. Make sure that there is no more rubbing or friction on the blister.

You should contact your health care provider if

Normally you don't want to drain a blister, because of the risk of infection. But if a blister is large, painful, or looks like it will pop on its own, you can drain the fluid.

Can blisters be prevented?

There are some things you can do to prevent friction blisters:


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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)