Use the alphabetical index for the main term panophthalmitis 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".
- Panophthalmitis - H44.01 Panophthalmitis (acute)
The following are some of the clinical term definitions related or applicable to panophthalmitis within the ICD-10 index for Diseases and Injuries.
Panophthalmitis: Acute suppurative inflammation of the inner eye with necrosis of the sclera (and sometimes the cornea) and extension of the inflammation into the orbit. Pain may be severe and the globe may rupture. In endophthalmitis the globe does not rupture.