Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 371.20
Corneal edema unspecified
  • Short description: CORNEAL EDEMA NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 371.20 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 371.20 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2008 version of ICD-9-CM 371.20.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 371.20: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Disease Synonyms
  • Corneal edema
  • Corneal infiltrate
  • Fine corneal edema
  • Infiltrate of cornea
  • Microcystic corneal edema
  • Microcystic corneal edema (MCE)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 371.20 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM H18.20 Unspecified corneal edema
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 371.20:
  • Edema, edematous 782.3
  • Infiltrate, infiltration
    • corneal (see also Edema, cornea) 371.20
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 371.20 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2008 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.