Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 870.8
Other specified open wounds of ocular adnexa
  • Short description: OPN WND OCULAR ADNEX NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 870.8 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 870.8 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 870.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 870.8: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Avulsion of periorbital region
  • Complex periorbital laceration
  • Contaminated complex periorbital laceration
  • Contaminated simple periorbital laceration
  • Dog bite of eye region
  • Eyelid laceration
  • Laceration of eyelid
  • Laceration of left eyelid
  • Laceration of left periocular area
  • Laceration of periocular area
  • Laceration of right eyelid
  • Laceration of right periocular area
  • Left eyelid laceration
  • Left periocular laceration
  • Open animal bite of eyelid
  • Open animal bite of left eyelid
  • Open animal bite of left periocular area
  • Open animal bite of periocular area
  • Open animal bite of right eyelid
  • Open animal bite of right periocular area
  • Open bite of eyelid
  • Open bite of left eyelid
  • Open bite of left periocular area
  • Open bite of periocular area
  • Open bite of right eyelid
  • Open bite of right periocular area
  • Open cat bite of eyelid
  • Open cat bite of left eyelid
  • Open cat bite of left periocular area
  • Open cat bite of periocular area
  • Open cat bite of right eyelid
  • Open cat bite of right periocular area
  • Open dog bite of eyelid
  • Open dog bite of left eyelid
  • Open dog bite of left periocular area
  • Open dog bite of periocular area
  • Open dog bite of right eyelid
  • Open dog bite of right periocular area
  • Open human bite of eyelid
  • Open human bite of left eyelid
  • Open human bite of left periocular area
  • Open human bite of periocular area
  • Open human bite of right eyelid
  • Open human bite of right periocular area
  • Open wound of eyelid
  • Open wound of left eyelid
  • Open wound of left periocular area
  • Open wound of periocular area
  • Open wound of periocular area (eye)
  • Open wound of right eyelid
  • Open wound of right periocular area
  • Perforating wound of eyelid
  • Periocular laceration
  • Periocular open wound
  • Puncture wound of eyelid
  • Puncture wound of left eyelid
  • Puncture wound of left periocular area
  • Puncture wound of periocular area
  • Puncture wound of right eyelid
  • Puncture wound of right periocular area
  • Right eyelid laceration
  • Right periocular laceration
  • Simple periorbital laceration
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 870.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S01.109A Unspecified open wound of unspecified eyelid and periocular area, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 870.8:
  • Injury 959.9
    • lacrimal apparatus, gland, or sac 921.1
      • laceration 870.8
  • 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
    • ocular NEC (see also Laceration, eyeball) 871.4
      • adnexa NEC 870.8
    • orbit (eye) 870.8
  • Wound, open (by cutting or piercing instrument) (by firearms) (cut) (dissection) (incised) (laceration) (penetration) (perforating) (puncture) (with initial hemorrhage, not internal) 879.8
    • canaliculus lacrimalis 870.8
      • with laceration of eyelid 870.2
    • canthus, eye 870.8
      • laceration - see Laceration, eyelid
    • eyelid NEC 870.8
      • laceration - see Laceration, eyelid
    • lacrimal apparatus, gland, or sac 870.8
      • with laceration of eyelid 870.2
    • 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
    • orbit 870.8
    • periocular area 870.8
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