Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 871.7
Unspecified ocular penetration
  • Short description: Ocular penetration NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 871.7 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 871.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 871.7.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 871.7: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Left penetrating eyeball injury
  • Penetrating eye injury
  • Penetrating eyeball injury
  • Penetrating wound of eye
  • Penetrating wound of left eyeball
  • Penetrating wound of right eyeball
  • Right penetrating eyeball injury
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 871.7 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S05.60XA Penetrating wound without foreign body of unspecified eyeball, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 871.7:
  • Injury 959.9
    • eyeball 921.3
      • penetrating 871.7
        • with
          • partial loss (of intraocular tissue) 871.2
          • prolapse or exposure (of intraocular tissue) 871.1
        • without prolapse 871.0
        • foreign body (nonmagnetic) 871.6
      • superficial 918.9
  • Penetrating wound - see also Wound, open, by site
    • eyeball 871.7
      • with foreign body (nonmagnetic) 871.6
    • ocular (see also Penetrating wound, eyeball) 871.7
  • Perforation, perforative (nontraumatic)
    • traumatic
      • external - see Wound, open, by site
      • eye (see also Penetrating wound, ocular) 871.7
      • internal organ - see Injury, internal, by site
  • Wound, open (by cutting or piercing instrument) (by firearms) (cut) (dissection) (incised) (laceration) (penetration) (perforating) (puncture) (with initial hemorrhage, not internal) 879.8
    • eyeball NEC 871.9
      • laceration (see also Laceration, eyeball) 871.4
      • penetrating (see also Penetrating wound, eyeball) 871.7
    • intraocular 871.9
      • with
        • partial loss (of intraocular tissue) 871.2
        • prolapse or exposure (of intraocular tissue) 871.1
      • laceration (see also Laceration, eyeball) 871.4
      • penetrating 871.7
        • with foreign body (nonmagnetic) 871.6
      • without prolapse (of intraocular tissue) 871.0
    • 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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