Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 371.48
Peripheral degenerations of cornea
  • Short description: Peripheral cornea degen.
  • ICD-9-CM 371.48 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 371.48 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat peripheral corneal degeneration
  • Bilateral peripheral degeneration of corneas
  • L peripheral corneal degeneration
  • Left peripheral corneal degeneration
  • Left peripheral degeneration of cornea
  • Pellucid marginal corneal degeneration
  • Peripheral corneal degeneration
  • Peripheral corneal degeneration, both eyes
  • Peripheral degeneration of cornea
  • R peripheral corneal degeneration
  • Right peripheral corneal degeneration
  • Right peripheral degeneration of cornea
  • Terriens corneal degeneration
  • Terrien's marginal degeneration of cornea
Applies To
  • Marginal degeneration of cornea [Terrien's]
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 371.48 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H18.469 Peripheral corneal degeneration, unspecified eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 371.48:
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