9A73 Exposure keratitis
International Classification of Diseases for Mortality and Morbidity Statistics, 11th Revision, v2022-02
This is an exposure condition in which the eye's cornea, the front part of the eye, becomes inflamed. The condition is often marked by moderate to intense pain and usually involves impaired eyesight. May cause feelings of scratching each time individual blinks eye.
Add Stem and/or Extension codes to form a cluster code which adds detail to the condition.
Laterality - only one may be selected
- Exposure keratitis
- Exposure keratitis due to exophthalmus
- Exposure keratitis due to incomplete eyelid closure
- Exposure keratitis due to lid abnormalities
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