Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 870.1
Laceration of eyelid full-thickness not involving lacrimal passages
  • Short description: FULL-THICKNES LAC EYELID.
  • ICD-9-CM 870.1 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 870.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 870.1.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 870.1: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 870.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S01.119A Laceration without foreign body of unspecified eyelid and periocular area, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S01.129A Laceration with foreign body of unspecified eyelid and periocular area, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S01.139A Puncture wound without foreign body of unspecified eyelid and periocular area, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S01.149A Puncture wound with foreign body of unspecified eyelid and periocular area, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S01.159A Open bite of unspecified eyelid and periocular area, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 870.1:
  • Laceration - see also Wound, open, by site
    • eyelid NEC 870.8
      • full thickness 870.1
        • involving lacrimal passages 870.2
      • skin (and periocular area) 870.0
        • penetrating - see Penetrating wound, orbit
  • Wound, open (by cutting or piercing instrument) (by firearms) (cut) (dissection) (incised) (laceration) (penetration) (perforating) (puncture) (with initial hemorrhage, not internal) 879.8
    • ocular NEC 871.9
      • adnexa 870.9
        • specified region NEC 870.8
      • laceration (see also Laceration, ocular) 871.4
      • muscle (extraocular) 870.3
        • with foreign body 870.4
        • eyelid 870.1
        • intraocular - see Wound, open, eyeball
      • penetrating (see also Penetrating wound, ocular) 871.7
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