Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 377.16
Hereditary optic atrophy
  • ICD-9-CM 377.16 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 377.16 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Lebers optic atrophy
  • Leber's optic atrophy
Applies To
  • Optic atrophy:
    • dominant hereditary
    • Leber's
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 377.16 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H47.22 Hereditary optic atrophy
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 377.16:
  • Atrophy, atrophic
    • Leber's optic 377.16
    • optic nerve (ascending) (descending) (infectional) (nonfamilial) (papillomacular bundle) (postretinal) (secondary NEC) (simple) 377.10
      • associated with retinal dystrophy 377.13
      • dominant hereditary 377.16
      • glaucomatous 377.14
      • hereditary (dominant) (Leber's) 377.16
      • Leber's (hereditary) 377.16
      • partial 377.15
      • postinflammatory 377.12
      • primary 377.11
      • syphilitic 094.84
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Leber's 377.16
  • Leber's
    • optic atrophy (hereditary) 377.16
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