Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 379.49
Other anomalies of pupillary function
  • Short description: PUPIL FUNCT ANOMALY NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 379.49 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 379.49 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: 379.49 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H57.09 Other anomalies of pupillary function
Approximate Synonyms
  • Afferent pupillary defect
  • Afferent pupillary defect (APD)
  • Atonic pupil
Applies To
  • Hippus
  • Pupillary paralysis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 379.49:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • configuration of pupils 379.49
  • Disturbance - see also Disease
    • pupillary 379.49
  • Hippus 379.49
  • Iridoplegia (complete) (partial) (reflex) 379.49
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) 344.9
    • iris 379.49
      • due to diphtheria (toxin) 032.81 [379.49]
    • pupil, pupillary 379.49
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