Chapter VII

Diseases of the eye and adnexa
(H00-H59)

Disorders of lens
(H25-H28)

H25 Senile cataract
Excludes: capsular glaucoma with pseudoexfoliation of lens ( H40.1 )
H25.0 Senile incipient cataract
Senile cataract:
· coronary
· cortical
· punctate
Subcapsular polar senile cataract (anterior)(posterior)
Water clefts
H25.1 Senile nuclear cataract
Cataracta brunescens
Nuclear sclerosis cataract
H25.2 Senile cataract, morgagnian type
Senile hypermature cataract
H25.8 Other senile cataract
Combined forms of senile cataract
H25.9 Senile cataract, unspecified

H26 Other cataract
Excludes: congenital cataract ( Q12.0 )
H26.0 Infantile, juvenile and presenile cataract
H26.1 Traumatic cataract
Use additional external cause code (Chapter XX), if desired, to identify cause.
H26.2 Complicated cataract
Cataract in chronic iridocyclitis
Cataract secondary to ocular disorders
Glaucomatous flecks (subcapsular)
H26.3 Drug-induced cataract
Use additional external cause code (Chapter XX), if desired, to identify drug.
H26.4 After-cataract
Secondary cataract
Soemmerring's ring
H26.8 Other specified cataract
H26.9 Cataract, unspecified

H27 Other disorders of lens
Excludes: congenital lens malformations ( Q12.- )
mechanical complications of intraocular lens ( T85.2 )
pseudophakia ( Z96.1 )
H27.0 Aphakia
H27.1 Dislocation of lens
H27.8 Other specified disorders of lens
H27.9 Disorder of lens, unspecified

H28* Cataract and other disorders of lens in diseases classified elsewhere
H28.0* Diabetic cataract ( E10-E14+ with common fourth character .3)
H28.1* Cataract in other endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases
Cataract in hypoparathyroidism ( E20.-+ )
Malnutrition-dehydration cataract ( E40-E46+ )
H28.2* Cataract in other diseases classified elsewhere
Myotonic cataract ( G71.1+ )
H28.8* Other disorders of lens in diseases classified elsewhere


Processed on 11/12/2006 M.S. Source: World Health Organization © Copyright WHO/DIMDI 1994/2006