ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Jul 25, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Tuberculous chorioretinitis A18.53

A18.53 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A18.53 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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Related Terms to “Tuberculous chorioretinitis”

  • ChorioretinitisSee also Inflammation, chorioretinal
    • in(due to)
      • tuberculosis - A18.53
    • tuberculous - A18.53
  • RetinitisSee also Inflammation, chorioretinal
    • tuberculous - A18.53
  • Tuberculosis, tubercular, tuberculous(calcification) (calcified) (caseous) (chromogenic acid-fast bacilli) (degeneration) (fibrocaseous) (fistula) (interstitial) (isolated circumscribed lesions) (necrosis) (parenchymatous) (ulcerative) - A15.9
    • chorioretinitis - A18.53
    • choroid, choroiditis - A18.53
    • retina, retinitis - A18.53
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.