Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 378.86
Internuclear ophthalmoplegia
  • Short description: INTERNUCL OPHTHALMOPLEG.
  • ICD-9-CM 378.86 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 378.86 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 378.86 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H51.20 Internuclear ophthalmoplegia, unspecified eye
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat internuclear ophthalmoplegia
  • Bilateral internuclear ophthalmoplegia
  • Internuclear ophthalmoplegia, both eyes
  • L internuclear ophthalmoplegia
  • Left internuclear ophthalmoplegia
  • R internuclear ophthalmoplegia
  • Right internuclear ophthalmoplegia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 378.86:
  • Ophthalmoplegia (see also Strabismus) 378.9
    • anterior internuclear 378.86
    • internuclear 378.86
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) 344.9
    • internuclear 378.86
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