Keratoconjunctivitis

Alphabetical Index

Use the alphabetical index for the main term keratoconjunctivitis 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".

  • Keratoconjunctivitis - H16.20 Unspecified keratoconjunctivitis
    • Acanthamoeba - B60.13 Keratoconjunctivitis due to Acanthamoeba
    • adenoviral - B30.0 Keratoconjunctivitis due to adenovirus
    • epidemic - B30.0 Keratoconjunctivitis due to adenovirus
    • exposure - H16.21 Exposure keratoconjunctivitis
    • herpes, herpetic (simplex) - B00.52 Herpesviral keratitis
      • zoster - B02.33 Zoster keratitis
    • in exanthema - See Also: Exanthem; - B09 Unspecified viral infection characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions
    • infectious - B30.0 Keratoconjunctivitis due to adenovirus
    • lagophthalmic - See: Keratoconjunctivitis, specified type NEC;
    • neurotrophic - H16.23 Neurotrophic keratoconjunctivitis
    • phlyctenular - H16.25 Phlyctenular keratoconjunctivitis
    • postmeasles - B05.81 Measles keratitis and keratoconjunctivitis
    • shipyard - B30.0 Keratoconjunctivitis due to adenovirus
    • sicca (Sjogren's) - M35.0 Sicca syndrome [Sjogren]
      • not Sjogren's - H16.22 Keratoconjunctivitis sicca, not specified as Sjogren's
    • specified type NEC - H16.29 Other keratoconjunctivitis
    • tuberculous (phlyctenular) - A18.52 Tuberculous keratitis
    • vernal - H16.26 Vernal keratoconjunctivitis, with limbar and corneal involvement

Clinical Terms

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

Acanthamoeba: A genus of free-living soil amoebae that produces no flagellate stage. Its organisms are pathogens for several infections in humans and have been found in the eye, bone, brain, and respiratory tract.

Epidemics: Sudden outbreaks of a disease in a country or region not previously recognized in that area, or a rapid increase in the number of new cases of a previous existing endemic disease. Epidemics can also refer to outbreaks of disease in animal or plant populations.

Keratoconjunctivitis: Simultaneous inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva.