Iritis

Alphabetical Index

Use the alphabetical index for the main term iritis 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".

  • Iritis - See Also: Iridocyclitis;
    • chronic - See: Iridocyclitis, chronic;
    • diabetic - See: E08-E13 with .39;
    • due to
      • herpes simplex - B00.51 Herpesviral iridocyclitis
      • leprosy - A30.9 Leprosy, unspecified
    • gonococcal - A54.32 Gonococcal iridocyclitis
    • gouty - See Also: Gout, by type; - M10.9 Gout, unspecified
    • granulomatous - See: Iridocyclitis, chronic;
    • lens induced - See: Iridocyclitis, lens-induced;
    • papulosa (syphilitic) - A52.71 Late syphilitic oculopathy
    • rheumatic - See: Iridocyclitis, chronic;
    • syphilitic (secondary) - A51.43 Secondary syphilitic oculopathy
      • congenital (early) - A50.01 Early congenital syphilitic oculopathy
      • late - A52.71 Late syphilitic oculopathy
    • tuberculous - A18.54 Tuberculous iridocyclitis

Clinical Terms

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

Herpes Simplex: A group of acute infections caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 or type 2 that is characterized by the development of one or more small fluid-filled vesicles with a raised erythematous base on the skin or mucous membrane. It occurs as a primary infection or recurs due to a reactivation of a latent infection. (Dorland, 27th ed.)

Iritis: Inflammation of the iris characterized by circumcorneal injection, aqueous flare, keratotic precipitates, and constricted and sluggish pupil along with discoloration of the iris.

Leprosy: A chronic granulomatous infection caused by MYCOBACTERIUM LEPRAE. The granulomatous lesions are manifested in the skin, the mucous membranes, and the peripheral nerves. Two polar or principal types are lepromatous and tuberculoid.