Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 373.11
Hordeolum externum
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 373.11 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 373.11 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • External hordeolum
  • Hordeolum
  • Hordeolum, external
  • Hordeolum, external (stye)
  • L hordeolum externum
  • L lower hordeolum externum
  • L upper hordeolum externum
  • Left hordeolum externum
  • Left hordeolum externum (eye condition)
  • Left lower hordeolum externum
  • Left lower hordeolum externum (eye condition)
  • Left upper hordeolum externum
  • Left upper hordeolum externum (eye condition)
  • R hordeolum externum
  • R lower hordeolum externum
  • R upper hordeolum externum
  • Right hordeolum externum
  • Right hordeolum externum (eye condition)
  • Right lower hordeolum externum
  • Right upper hordeolum externum
  • Right upper hordeolum externum (eye condition)
Applies To
  • Hordeolum NOS
  • Stye
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 373.11 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM H00.019 Hordeolum externum unspecified eye, unspecified eyelid
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 373.11:
  • Fistula (sinus) 686.9
    • eyelid 373.11
  • Hordeolum (external) (eyelid) 373.11
  • Meibomian
    • stye 373.11
  • Sty, stye 373.11
    • external 373.11
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