ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Jul 20, 2017

See: Tuberculosis of eye

  ICD-10 Code for Tuberculous keratitis A18.52

A18.52 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A18.52 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A15-A19 Tuberculosis (A15-A19)
Category A18 Tuberculosis of other organs

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Tuberculous interstitial keratitis
  • Tuberculous keratoconjunctivitis (interstitial) (phlyctenular)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Tuberculous keratitis”

  • Keratitis(nodular) (nonulcerative) (simple) (zonular) - H16.9
    • in(due to)
      • tuberculosis - A18.52
    • interstitial(nonsyphilitic) - H16.30
      • tuberculous - A18.52
    • tuberculous - A18.52
  • Keratoconjunctivitis - H16.20
    • tuberculous(phlyctenular) - A18.52
  • Keratoscleritis, tuberculous - A18.52
  • Phlyctenulosis(allergic) (keratoconjunctivitis) (nontuberculous)See also Keratoconjunctivitis
    • tuberculous - A18.52
  • Sclerokeratitis - H16.8
    • tuberculous - A18.52
  • Tuberculosis, tubercular, tuberculous(calcification) (calcified) (caseous) (chromogenic acid-fast bacilli) (degeneration) (fibrocaseous) (fistula) (interstitial) (isolated circumscribed lesions) (necrosis) (parenchymatous) (ulcerative) - A15.9
    • cornea(ulcer) - A18.52
    • keratitis(interstitial) - A18.52
    • keratoconjunctivitis - A18.52
    • phlyctenulosis(keratoconjunctivitis) - A18.52
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.