Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 371.24
Corneal edema due to wearing of contact lenses
  • Short description: EDEMA D/T CONTACT LENS.
  • ICD-9-CM 371.24 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 371.24 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 371.24.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 371.24: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat corneal edema due to contact lens
  • Bilateral corneal edema due to contact lens
  • Corneal edema due to contact lens
  • Corneal edema due to contact lens, both eyes
  • L corneal edema due to contact lens
  • Left corneal edema due to contact lens
  • R corneal edema due to contact lens
  • Right corneal edema due to contact lens
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 371.24 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H18.219 Corneal edema secondary to contact lens, unspecified eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 371.24:
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