Blindness, both eyes
|Dx:||Blindness, both eyes|
|Pre-ICD10 counterpart:||none assigned|
|APACHE Como Component:||none|
|APACHE Acute Component:||none|
|External ICD10 Documentation|
This diagnosis is a part of ICD10 collection.
- Medical Definition of Blindness: Loss of useful sight. Blindness can be temporary or permanent. Damage to any portion of the eye, the optic nerve, or the area of the brain responsible for vision can lead to blindness. There are numerous (actually, innumerable) causes of blindness.
Congenital blindness can occur due to actual eye problems or due to problems with the visual nerves or brain. Thus, for this relatively rare entity, code Combined ICD10 codes of Blindness, both eyes (or if appropriate Blindness, one eye) and Malformation/disorder NOS, congenital.
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