Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 871.3
Avulsion of eye
  • ICD-9-CM 871.3 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 871.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Left traumatic eye enucleation
  • Right traumatic eye enucleation
  • Traumatic enucleation of eye
  • Traumatic enucleation of left eye
  • Traumatic enucleation of right eye
  • Traumatic eye enucleation
Applies To
  • Traumatic enucleation
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 871.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S05.70XA Avulsion of unspecified eye, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 871.3:
  • Avulsion (traumatic) 879.8
    • eye 871.3
  • Displacement, displaced
    • globe (acquired) (lateral) (old) 376.36
      • current injury 871.3
  • Enucleation of eye (current) (traumatic) 871.3
  • Evisceration
    • traumatic NEC 869.1
      • eye 871.3
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