Foreign body on external eye   55899000


SNOMED code55899000
nameForeign body on external eye
date introduced2002-01-31
fully specified name(s)Foreign body on external eye (disorder)
synonymsForeign body on external eye
attributes - group1
Associated morphologyForeign body   19227008
Finding siteExternal structure of eye region   181142009
  • Foreign body in lacrimal punctum   23436003
  • Foreign body in other and multiple parts of the external eye   271484004  removed: 2010-01-31
  • Foreign body in skin of eye region   298069001
  • Foreign body of eyelid and/or periocular area   24681000119108  removed: 2019-07-31
  • Foreign body on external eye NOS   211622008  removed: 2010-01-31
  • Foreign body on left external eye   10849261000119109
  • Foreign body on right external eye   10849221000119104
  • Retained foreign body of eyelid   25012008
  • Splinter in eyelid   787034007
a selection of possible paths
SNOMED CT Concept   138875005
  Clinical finding   404684003
    Disease   64572001
      Disorder of head   118934005
        Disorder of face   118930001
          Foreign body of face   423428008
            Foreign body on external eye   55899000

SNOMED CT Concept   138875005
  Clinical finding   404684003
    Eye / vision finding   118235002
      Visual system disorder   128127008
        Disorder of eye region   371409005
          Foreign body of eye region   787018009
            Foreign body on external eye   55899000

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