Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 379.8
Other specified disorders of eye and adnexa
  • Short description: EYE DISORDERS NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 379.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 379.8 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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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 379.8: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 379.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H57.8 Other specified disorders of eye and adnexa
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acquired superior sulcus anomaly, eye
  • Acquired superior sulcus anomaly, orbit
  • Acquired superior sulcus deformity of orbit
  • Angle foreign body
  • Angle tumor
  • Anterior capsule covering intraocular lens 360 degrees
  • Anterior capsulotomy tear
  • Anterior chamber flare
  • Anterior chamber pseudo-exfoliation deposits
  • Anterior segment ischemia
  • Aqueous humor misdirect
  • Capsular bag distension syndrome
  • Chronic disease of ocular adnexa
  • Ciliated lacrimal caruncle
  • Compressive optic neuropathy due to thyroid eye disease
  • Decreased intraocular pressure
  • Edema of structure within eye
  • Episcleral nodule
  • Excessive blinking - involuntary
  • Fibrous dysplasia of orbit
  • Foveal ocular fixation
  • Glaucoma due to ocular cyst
  • Immature eyes
  • Inflammatory reaction of eye due to intraocular lens implant
  • Lesion of eye structure
  • Melanin pigmentation of eye
  • Neoplastic masquerade syndrome
  • Nonferrous ocular metallosis
  • Occludable anterior chamber of eye
  • Post-enucleation socket syndrome
  • Posterior infusion syndrome
  • Presumed ocular histoplasmosis syndrome
  • Superior oblique dysfunction
  • Toxic anterior segment syndrome
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 379.8:
  • Cyst (mucus) (retention) (serous) (simple)
    • eye (retention) 379.8
  • Deformity 738.9
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • eye 379.90
      • globe - see Disorder, globe
      • ill-defined NEC 379.99
      • limited duction NEC 378.63
      • specified NEC 379.8
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