AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2018 Issue 4; New/Revised ICD-10-CM Codes
Blepharitis refers to inflammation of the eyelids with red, irritated, itchy eyelids associated with dandruff-like scales forming at the eyelashes. The condition is commonly seen when the tiny oil glands near the base of the eyelashes become clogged. Codes at subcategories H01.00, Unspecified blepharitis, H01.01, Ulcerative blepharitis, and H01.02, Squamous blepharitis, have been expanded to create unique codes for blepharitis involving both upper and lower eyelids. ...
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