Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 363.40
Choroidal degeneration unspecified
  • Short description: CHOROIDAL DEGEN NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 363.40 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 363.40 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat choroid degeneration
  • Bilateral choroid degeneration
  • Choroid degeneration
  • Choroid degeneration, both eyes
  • Choroidal degeneration
  • L choroid degeneration
  • Left choroid degeneration
  • R choroid degeneration
  • Right choroid degeneration
Applies To
  • Choroidal sclerosis NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 363.40 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H31.109 Choroidal degeneration, unspecified, unspecified eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 363.40:
  • Atrophy, atrophic
  • Choroidopathy NEC 363.9
    • degenerative (see also Degeneration, choroid) 363.40
  • Degeneration, degenerative
    • Bruch's membrane 363.40
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • choroid 363.9
      • degenerative (see also Degeneration, choroid) 363.40
      • hereditary (see also Dystrophy, choroid) 363.50
      • specified type NEC 363.8
  • Sclerosis, sclerotic
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