Chorioretinitis

Alphabetical Index

Use the alphabetical index for the main term chorioretinitis to review the available sub terms and properly select the ICD-10 code with the highest degree of specificity. Instructional notations will guide the coder with information such as "see", "see also", "with", "without", "due to", and "code by site".

  • Chorioretinitis - See Also: Inflammation, chorioretinal;
    • disseminated - See Also: Inflammation, chorioretinal, disseminated;
      • in neurosyphilis - A52.19 Other symptomatic neurosyphilis
    • Egyptian - B76.9 Hookworm disease, unspecified
    • focal - See Also: Inflammation, chorioretinal, focal;
    • histoplasmic - B39.9 Histoplasmosis, unspecified
    • in (due to)
      • histoplasmosis - B39.9 Histoplasmosis, unspecified
      • syphilis (secondary) - A51.43 Secondary syphilitic oculopathy
        • late - A52.71 Late syphilitic oculopathy
      • toxoplasmosis (acquired) - B58.01 Toxoplasma chorioretinitis
        • congenital (active) - P37.1 Congenital toxoplasmosis
      • tuberculosis - A18.53 Tuberculous chorioretinitis
    • juxtapapillary, juxtapapillaris - See: Inflammation, chorioretinal, focal, juxtapapillary;
    • leprous - A30.9 Leprosy, unspecified
    • miner's - B76.9 Hookworm disease, unspecified
    • progressive myopia (degeneration) - See Also: Myopia, degenerative; - H44.2 Degenerative myopia
    • syphilitic (secondary) - A51.43 Secondary syphilitic oculopathy
      • congenital (early) - A50.01 Early congenital syphilitic oculopathy
        • late - A50.32 Late congenital syphilitic chorioretinitis
      • late - A52.71 Late syphilitic oculopathy
    • tuberculous - A18.53 Tuberculous chorioretinitis

Clinical Terms

The following are some of the clinical term definitions related or applicable to chorioretinitis within the ICD-10 index for Diseases and Injuries.

Chorioretinitis: Inflammation of the choroid in which the sensory retina becomes edematous and opaque. The inflammatory cells and exudate may burst through the sensory retina to cloud the vitreous body.

Histoplasmosis: Infection resulting from exposure to the fungus HISTOPLASMA. It is worldwide in distribution and particularly common in the central and eastern states, especially areas around the Ohio and Mississippi River valleys.

Tuberculosis: Any of the infectious diseases of man and other animals caused by species of MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS.