Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 871.3
Avulsion of eye
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 871.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 871.3 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: 871.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S05.70XA Avulsion of unspecified eye, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Left traumatic eye enucleation
  • Right traumatic eye enucleation
  • Traumatic enucleation of eye
  • Traumatic enucleation of left eye
  • Traumatic enucleation of right eye
  • Traumatic eye enucleation
Applies To
  • Traumatic enucleation
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 871.3:
  • Avulsion (traumatic) 879.8
    • eye 871.3
  • Displacement, displaced
    • globe (acquired) (lateral) (old) 376.36
      • current injury 871.3
  • Enucleation of eye (current) (traumatic) 871.3
  • Evisceration
    • traumatic NEC 869.1
      • eye 871.3
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