ICD-10 Diagnosis Code S00.219

Abrasion of unspecified eyelid and periocular area

Diagnosis Code S00.219

ICD-10: S00.219
Short Description: Abrasion of unspecified eyelid and periocular area
Long Description: Abrasion of unspecified eyelid and periocular area
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code S00.219

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Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Injuries to the head (S00-S09)
      • Superficial injury of head (S00)

Information for Medical Professionals

  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of eyelids and/or periocular area
  • Abrasion of eye region
  • Abrasion of eyelid
  • Abrasion of face
  • Abrasion of periorbital region of face
  • Scratch of eye region
  • Superficial abrasion of eye region structure

Information for Patients

Eye Injuries

The structure of your face helps protect your eyes from injury. Still, injuries can damage your eye, sometimes severely enough that you could lose your vision. Most eye injuries are preventable. If you play sports or work in certain jobs, you may need protection.

The most common type of injury happens when something irritates the outer surface of your eye. Certain jobs such as industrial jobs or hobbies such as carpentry make this type of injury more likely. It's also more likely if you wear contact lenses.

Chemicals or heat can burn your eyes. With chemicals, the pain may cause you to close your eyes. This traps the irritant next to the eye and may cause more damage. You should wash out your eye right away while you wait for medical help.

  • Corneal injury (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Eye - foreign object in (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Eye emergencies (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hyphema (Medical Encyclopedia)

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