Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 017.33
Tuberculosis of eye tubercle bacilli found (in sputum) by microscopy
  • Short description: TB of eye-micro dx.
  • ICD-9-CM 017.33 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 017.33 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 017.33 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A18.50 Tuberculosis of eye, unspecified
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A18.51 Tuberculous episcleritis
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A18.52 Tuberculous keratitis
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A18.54 Tuberculous iridocyclitis
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A18.59 Other tuberculosis of eye
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