Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A51.43

Short Description: Secondary syphilitic oculopathy

Long Description: Secondary syphilitic oculopathy

The code A51.43 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Infections with a predominantly sexual mode of transmission (A50-A64)
      • Early syphilis (A51)
        • A51.43 Secondary syphilitic oculopathy

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


  • Infectious secondary iridocyclitis
  • Infectious secondary iritis
  • Secondary symptomatic early syphilis
  • Secondary syphilitic chorioretinitis
  • Secondary syphilitic iridocyclitis
  • Syphilitic chorioretinitis
  • Syphilitic choroiditis
  • Syphilitic disseminated retinochoroiditis
  • Syphilitic iritis
  • Syphilitic retinitis
  • Uveitis due to secondary syphilis

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A51.43 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0)
  • Other Disorders Of The Eye With Mcc (124)
  • Other Disorders Of The Eye Without Mcc (125)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A51.43 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Secondary syphilitic chorioretinitis
    • Secondary syphilitic iridocyclitis, iritis
    • Secondary syphilitic uveitis

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A51.43 Right Arrow 091.50 Syphilitic uveitis NOS
091.51 Syphilit chorioretinitis
091.52 Syphilitic iridocyclitis

This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
A51 Early syphilis
A51.0 Primary genital syphilis
A51.1 Primary anal syphilis
A51.2 Primary syphilis of other sites
A51.3 Secondary syphilis of skin and mucous membranes
A51.31 Condyloma latum
A51.32 Syphilitic alopecia
A51.39 Other secondary syphilis of skin
A51.4 Other secondary syphilis
A51.41 Secondary syphilitic meningitis
A51.42 Secondary syphilitic female pelvic disease
A51.44 Secondary syphilitic nephritis
A51.45 Secondary syphilitic hepatitis
A51.46 Secondary syphilitic osteopathy
A51.49 Other secondary syphilitic conditions
A51.5 Early syphilis, latent
A51.9 Early syphilis, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2020