ICD-10 Diagnosis Code H00.039

Abscess of eyelid unspecified eye, unspecified eyelid

Diagnosis Code H00.039

ICD-10: H00.039
Short Description: Abscess of eyelid unspecified eye, unspecified eyelid
Long Description: Abscess of eyelid unspecified eye, unspecified eyelid
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code H00.039

Valid for Submission
The code H00.039 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the eye and adnexa (H00–H59)
    • Disorders of eyelid, lacrimal system and orbit (H00-H05)
      • Hordeolum and chalazion (H00)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code H00.039 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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  • Abscess of eyelid
  • Abscess of lower eyelid
  • Abscess of upper eyelid
  • Cellulitis of eyelid

Information for Patients


An abscess is a pocket of pus. You can get an abscess almost anywhere in your body. When an area of your body becomes infected, your body's immune system tries to fight the infection. White blood cells go to the infected area, collect within the damaged tissue, and cause inflammation. During this process, pus forms. Pus is a mixture of living and dead white blood cells, germs, and dead tissue.

Bacteria, viruses, parasites and swallowed objects can all lead to abscesses. Skin abscesses are easy to detect. They are red, raised and painful. Abscesses inside your body may not be obvious and can damage organs, including the brain, lungs and others. Treatments include drainage and antibiotics.

  • Abscess (Medical Encyclopedia)
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  • Brain abscess (Medical Encyclopedia)
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Eyelid Disorders

Your eyelids help protect your eyes. When you blink, your eyelids spread moisture over your eyes. Blinking also helps move dirt or other particles off the surface of the eye. You close your eyelids when you see something coming toward your eyes. This can help protect against injuries.

Like most other parts of your body, your eyelids can get infected, inflamed, or even develop cancer. There are also specific eyelid problems, including

  • Eyelids that turn in or out
  • Eyelids that droop
  • Abnormal blinking or twitching

Treatment of eyelid problems depends on the cause.

  • Blepharitis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Chalazion (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Ectropion (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Entropion (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Eyelid bump (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Eyelid drooping (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Eyelid lift (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Eyelid twitch (Medical Encyclopedia)

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