Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 366.16
Senile nuclear sclerosis
  • Short description: Senile nuclear cataract.
  • ICD-9-CM 366.16 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 366.16 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 366.16.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 366.16: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Age related bilat nuclear cataract
  • Age related bilateral nuclear cataract
  • Age related L nuclear cataract
  • Age related left nuclear cataract
  • Age related nuclear cataract
  • Age related R nuclear cataract
  • Age related right nuclear cataract
  • Bilat brunescent cataract
  • Bilateral age related nuclear cataracts
  • Bilateral Brunescent cataracts
  • Bilateral nuclear senile cataracts (disorder)
  • Brunescent cataract
  • Brunescent cataract, both eyes
  • Cataract, nuclear
  • Cataracta brunescens
  • L brunescent cataract
  • Left age related nuclear cataract
  • Left brunescent cataract
  • Left nuclear senile cataract (disorder)
  • Nuclear cataract
  • Nuclear sclerosis
  • Nuclear senile cataract
  • R brunescent cataract
  • Right age related nuclear cataract
  • Right brunescent cataract
  • Right nuclear senile cataract (disorder)
Applies To
  • Cataracta brunescens
  • Nuclear cataract
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 366.16 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H25.10 Age-related nuclear cataract, unspecified eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 366.16:
  • Cataract (anterior cortical) (anterior polar) (black) (capsular) (central) (cortical) (hypermature) (immature) (incipient) (mature) 366.9
    • nuclear 366.16
  • Cataracta 366.10
    • brunescens 366.16
    • nigra 366.16
  • Sclerosis, sclerotic
    • eye, nuclear (senile) 366.16
    • nuclear (senile), eye 366.16
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