Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 370.00
Corneal ulcer unspecified
  • Short description: Corneal ulcer NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 370.00 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 370.00 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2010 version of ICD-9-CM 370.00.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 370.00: 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acanthamoeba corneal ulcer
  • Bilat corneal ulcer
  • Bilateral corneal ulcer
  • Corneal erosion
  • Corneal perforation
  • Corneal ulcer
  • Corneal ulcer due to acanthamoeba
  • Corneal ulcer, both eyes
  • L corneal ulcer
  • Left corneal ulcer
  • Perforation of cornea
  • R corneal ulcer
  • Right corneal ulcer
  • Superficial corneal ulcer
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 370.00 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H16.009 Unspecified corneal ulcer, unspecified eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 370.00:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • cornea 370.55
      • with ulcer 370.00
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • cornea (see also Keratitis) 370.9
      • with ulcer (see also Ulcer, cornea) 370.00
  • Keratitis (nodular) (nonulcerative) (simple) (zonular) NEC 370.9
    • with ulceration (see also Ulcer, cornea) 370.00
    • interstitial (nonsyphilitic) 370.50
      • with ulcer (see also Ulcer, cornea) 370.00
      • diffuse 370.52
      • herpes, herpetic (simplex) 054.43
      • syphilitic (congenital) (hereditary) 090.3
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 017.3 [370.59]
    • ulcerated (see also Ulcer, cornea) 370.00
  • Ophthalmia (see also Conjunctivitis) 372.30
    • phlyctenular 370.31
      • with ulcer (see also Ulcer, cornea) 370.00
  • Perforation, perforative (nontraumatic)
    • cornea (see also Ulcer, cornea) 370.00
  • Phlyctenulosis (allergic) (keratoconjunctivitis) (nontuberculous) 370.31
    • cornea 370.31
      • with ulcer (see also Ulcer, cornea) 370.00
  • Rupture, ruptured 553.9
    • cornea (traumatic) - see also Rupture, eye
      • due to ulcer 370.00
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative 707.9
    • keratitis (see also Ulcer, cornea) 370.00
  • Xerosis
    • cornea 371.40
      • with corneal ulceration 370.00
        • vitamin A deficiency 264.3
      • vitamin A deficiency 264.2
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