Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 921.3
Contusion of eyeball
  • ICD-9-CM 921.3 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 921.3 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 921.3.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 921.3: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Commotio retinae
  • Commotio retinae of left eye
  • Commotio retinae of left retina
  • Commotio retinae of right eye
  • Commotio retinae of right retina
  • Contusion of globe of eye
  • Contusion of globe of left eye
  • Contusion of globe of right eye
  • Eyeball contusion
  • Left eyeball contusion
  • Left traumatic hyphema
  • Right eyeball contusion
  • Right traumatic hyphema
  • Traumatic hyphema
  • Traumatic hyphema of left eye
  • Traumatic hyphema of right eye
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 921.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S05.10XA Contusion of eyeball and orbital tissues, unspecified eye, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 921.3:
  • Berlin's disease or edema (traumatic) 921.3
  • Blast
    • blindness 921.3
  • Blindness (acquired) (congenital) (both eyes) 369.00
    • blast 921.3
      • with nerve injury - see Injury, nerve, optic
  • Commotio (current)
    • retinae 921.3
  • Concussion (current) 850.9
    • ocular 921.3
  • Contusion (skin surface intact) 924.9
    • cornea 921.3
    • eyeball 921.3
    • globe (eye) 921.3
    • iris (eye) 921.3
    • lens 921.3
    • sclera (eye) 921.3
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Berlin's 921.3
  • Dislocation (articulation) (closed) (displacement) (simple) (subluxation) 839.8
  • Edema, edematous 782.3
    • Berlin's (traumatic) 921.3
  • Hyphema (anterior chamber) (ciliary body) (iris) 364.41
    • traumatic 921.3
  • Injury 959.9
    • anterior chamber, eye 921.3
    • choroid (eye) 921.3
    • cornea 921.3
      • abrasion 918.1
      • due to contact lens 371.82
      • penetrating - see Injury, eyeball, penetrating
      • superficial 918.1
    • 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
    • globe (eye) (see also Injury, eyeball) 921.3
    • iris 921.3
    • lens, eye 921.3
      • penetrating - see Injury, eyeball, penetrating
    • retina 921.3
      • penetrating - see Injury, eyeball, penetrating
    • sclera 921.3
      • penetrating - see Injury, eyeball, penetrating
      • superficial 918.2
  • Phacentocele 379.32
    • traumatic 921.3
  • Phacocele (old) 379.32
    • traumatic 921.3
  • Ring(s)
    • Vossius' 921.3
  • Vossius' ring 921.3
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