Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 370.03
Central corneal ulcer
  • ICD-9-CM 370.03 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 370.03 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat central corneal ulcer
  • Bilateral central corneal ulcers
  • Central corneal ulcer, both eyes
  • Corneal ulcer, central
  • L central corneal ulcer
  • Left central cornea ulcer
  • Left central corneal ulcer
  • R central corneal ulcer
  • Right central cornea ulcer
  • Right central corneal ulcer
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 370.03 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM H16.019 Central corneal ulcer, unspecified eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 370.03:
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