Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: H46.3

Short Description: Toxic optic neuropathy

Long Description: Toxic optic neuropathy

The code H46.3 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the eye and adnexa (H00–H59)
    • Disorders of optic nerve and visual pathways (H46-H47)
      • Optic neuritis (H46)
        • H46.3 Toxic optic neuropathy

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


  • Alcohol related optic neuropathy
  • Drug induced optic neuropathy
  • Neurological disorder caused by ingestible alcohol
  • Tobacco related optic neuropathy
  • Toxic optic neuropathy

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code H46.3 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Code First:
    • (T51-T65) to identify cause

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
H46.3 Right Arrow 377.34 Toxic optic neuropathy

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
H46 Optic neuritis
H46.0 Optic papillitis
H46.00 Optic papillitis, unspecified eye
H46.01 Optic papillitis, right eye
H46.02 Optic papillitis, left eye
H46.03 Optic papillitis, bilateral
H46.1 Retrobulbar neuritis
H46.10 Retrobulbar neuritis, unspecified eye
H46.11 Retrobulbar neuritis, right eye
H46.12 Retrobulbar neuritis, left eye
H46.13 Retrobulbar neuritis, bilateral
H46.2 Nutritional optic neuropathy
H46.8 Other optic neuritis
H46.9 Unspecified optic neuritis

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2019