Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 373.5
Other infective dermatitis of eyelid
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015
  • Manifestation Code

  • ICD-9-CM 373.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 373.5 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 373.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H01.8 Other specified inflammations of eyelid
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bacterial dermatitis of eyelid
  • Eyelid dermatitis, infectious
  • Impetigo of eyelid
  • Infective dermatitis of eyelid
  • Molluscum contagiosum with eyelid involvement
  • Viral dermatitis of eyelid
373.5 Excludes
Code First
  • Code first underlying disease, as:
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 373.5 describes the manifestation of an underlying disease, not the disease itself.
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 373.5:
  • Cowpox (abortive) 051.01
  • Dermatitis (allergic) (contact) (occupational) (venenata) 692.9
  • Gumma (syphilitic) 095.9
  • Impetigo (any organism) (any site) (bullous) (circinate) (contagiosa) (neonatorum) (simplex) 684
    • eyelid 684 [373.5]
  • Syphilis, syphilitic (acquired) 097.9
  • Vaccinia (generalized) 999.0
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