Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: H55.81

Short Description: Deficient saccadic eye movements

Long Description: Deficient saccadic eye movements

The code H55.81 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the eye and adnexa (H00–H59)
    • Other disorders of eye and adnexa (H55-H57)
      • Nystagmus and other irregular eye movements (H55)
        • H55.81 Deficient saccadic eye movements

Code Version: 2022 ICD-10-CM


  • Abnormal saccadic eye movement
  • Abnormal saccadic eye movement
  • Autosomal recessive cerebellar ataxia with saccadic intrusion syndrome
  • Deficiency of saccadic eye movements
  • Hypermetric saccades
  • Hypometric saccades
  • Inappropriate saccades
  • Macrosaccadic oscillations
  • Macrosquare-wave jerks of eye
  • Microflutter of eye
  • Ocular dysmetria
  • Saccadic pulses
  • Slowed saccades
  • Square-wave jerks of eye
  • Square-wave oscillations of eye

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
H55.81 Right Arrow 379.57 Saccadic eye movmnt def

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
H55 Nystagmus and other irregular eye movements
H55.0 Nystagmus
H55.00 Unspecified nystagmus
H55.01 Congenital nystagmus
H55.02 Latent nystagmus
H55.03 Visual deprivation nystagmus
H55.04 Dissociated nystagmus
H55.09 Other forms of nystagmus
H55.8 Other irregular eye movements
H55.82 Deficient smooth pursuit eye movements
H55.89 Other irregular eye movements

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2021