Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 054.44
Herpes simplex iridocyclitis
  • Short description: H simplex iridocyclitis.
  • ICD-9-CM 054.44 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 054.44 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: 054.44 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B00.51 Herpesviral iridocyclitis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Herpes simplex iritis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 054.44:
  • Herpes, herpetic 054.9
    • iridocyclitis (simplex) 054.44
    • iritis (simplex) 054.44
  • Iridocyclitis NEC 364.3
    • herpetic (simplex) 054.44
  • Iritis 364.3
  • Uveitis (anterior) (see also Iridocyclitis) 364.3
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