Retinal arterial occlusion
|Dx:||Retinal arterial occlusion|
|Pre-ICD10 counterpart:||none assigned|
|Charlson/ALERT Scale:||Cerebrovascular disease|
|APACHE Como Component:||none|
|APACHE Acute Component:||none|
|External ICD10 Documentation|
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- Retinal artery occlusion is a blockage in one of the small arteries that carry blood to the retina. The causes are emboli or atherosclerosis. It is like a stroke to the eye: the part of the retina that does not receive enough blood and oxygen will be ischemic and that part of vision will be lost.
Alternate ICD10s to consider coding instead or in addition
- Retinopathy or retinal disorder, NOS
- Blindness, one eye
- Transient ischemic attack (TIA), all types (in case of amauarosis fugax)
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