Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 368.40
Visual field defect unspecified
  • Short description: Visual field defect NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 368.40 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 368.40 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 368.40 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H53.40 Unspecified visual field defects
Approximate Synonyms
  • Visual field defect
  • Visual field defect as late effect of cerebrovascular accident
  • Visual field defect as late effect of stroke
  • Visual field defect, late effect of stroke
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 368.40:
  • Defect, defective 759.9
  • Depression 311
    • visual field 368.40
  • Vision, visual
    • field, limitation 368.40
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