Chapter VII

Diseases of the eye and adnexa

Disorders of choroid and retina

H30 Chorioretinal inflammation
H30.0 Focal chorioretinal inflammation
· chorioretinitis
· choroiditis
· retinitis
· retinochoroiditis
H30.1 Disseminated chorioretinal inflammation


· acute retinal necrosis [ARN]
· chorioretinitis
· choroiditis
· retinitis
· retinochoroiditis
Posterior uveitis
Excludes: exudative retinopathy ( H35.0 )
H30.2 Posterior cyclitis
# Intermediate uveitis
Pars planitis
H30.8 Other chorioretinal inflammations
Harada's disease
H30.9 Chorioretinal inflammation, unspecified

H31 Other disorders of choroid
H31.0 Chorioretinal scars
Macula scars of posterior pole (postinflammatory)(post-traumatic)
Solar retinopathy
H31.1 Choroidal degeneration
of choroid
Excludes: angioid streaks ( H35.3 )
H31.2 Hereditary choroidal dystrophy
Dystrophy, choroidal (central areolar)(generalized)(peripapillary)
Gyrate atrophy, choroid
Excludes: ornithinaemia ( E72.4 )
H31.3 Choroidal haemorrhage and rupture
Choroidal haemorrhage:
· expulsive
H31.4 Choroidal detachment
H31.8 Other specified disorders of choroid
H31.9 Disorder of choroid, unspecified

H32* Chorioretinal disorders in diseases classified elsewhere
H32.0* Chorioretinal inflammation in infectious and parasitic diseases classified elsewhere


· cytomegaloviral (B25.8 +)
    · in HIV disease (B20.2 +)
· syphilitic, late ( A52.7+)
· toxocariasis (B83.0 +)
· toxoplasma ( B58.0+)
· tuberculous ( A18.5+ )
H32.8* Other chorioretinal disorders in diseases classified elsewhere

H33 Retinal detachments and breaks
Excludes: detachment of retinal pigment epithelium ( H35.7 )
H33.0 Retinal detachment with retinal break
Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment
H33.1 Retinoschisis and retinal cysts
Cyst of ora serrata
Parasitic cyst of retina NOS
Pseudocyst of retina
Excludes: congenital retinoschisis ( Q14.1 )
microcystoid degeneration of retina ( H35.4 )
Serous retinal detachment
    exudative retinal detachment
Retinal detachment:
· without retinal break
Excludes: central serous chorioretinopathy ( H35.7 )
H33.3 Retinal breaks without detachment
Horseshoe tear
Round hole
of retina, without detachment
Retinal break NOS
Excludes: chorioretinal scars after surgery for detachment ( H59.8 )
peripheral retinal degeneration without break ( H35.4 )
H33.4 Traction detachment of retina
Proliferative vitreo-retinopathy with retinal detachment
H33.5 Other retinal detachments

H34 Retinal vascular occlusions
Excludes: amaurosis fugax ( G45.3 )
H34.0 Transient retinal artery occlusion
H34.1 Central retinal artery occlusion
H34.2 Other retinal artery occlusions
Hollenhorst's plaque
· artery occlusion:
  · branch
  · partial
· microembolism
H34.8 Other retinal vascular occlusions
Retinal vein occlusion:
· central
· incipient
· partial
· tributary
H34.9 Retinal vascular occlusion, unspecified

H35 Other retinal disorders
H35.0 Background retinopathy and retinal vascular changes
Changes in retinal vascular appearance
· micro-aneurysms
· neovascularization
· perivasculitis
· varices
· vascular sheathing
· vasculitis
· background NOS
· Coats
· exudative
· hypertensive
H35.1 Retinopathy of prematurity
Retrolental fibroplasia
H35.2 Other proliferative retinopathy
# Epiretinal membrane [ERM]
Proliferative vitreo-retinopathy
Excludes: proliferative vitreo-retinopathy with retinal detachment ( H33.4 )
H35.3 Degeneration of macula and posterior pole
Angioid streaks
Drusen (degenerative)
of macula

Kuhnt-Junius degeneration
Senile macular degeneration (atrophic)(exudative)
Solar maculopathy
Toxic maculopathy
Use additional external cause code (Chapter XX), if desired, to identify drug, if drug-induced.
H35.4 Peripheral retinal degeneration
Degeneration, retina:
· lattice
· microcystoid
· palisade
· paving stone
· reticular
Excludes: with retinal break ( H33.3 )
H35.5 Hereditary retinal dystrophy
· retinal (albipunctate)(pigmentary)(vitelliform)
· tapetoretinal
· vitreoretinal
Retinitis pigmentosa
Stargardt's disease
H35.6 Retinal haemorrhage
H35.7 Separation of retinal layers

Central serous chorioretinopathy
Detachment of retinal pigment epithelium
Idiopathic central serous chorioretinopathy [ICSC]
H35.8 Other specified retinal disorders
H35.9 Retinal disorder, unspecified

H36* Retinal disorders in diseases classified elsewhere
H36.0* Diabetic retinopathy ( E10-E14+ with common fourth character .3)
#H36.00* Nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy [NPDR]
#H36.01* Nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy [NPDR] with maculopathy
#H36.02* Proliferative diabetic retinopathy [PDR]
#H36.09* Diabetic retinopathy, unspecified
H36.8* Other retinal disorders in diseases classified elsewhere
Atherosclerotic retinopathy ( I70.8+)
Proliferative sickle-cell retinopathy ( D57.-+)
Retinal dystrophy in lipid storage disorders ( E75.-+)