Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 372.40
Pterygium unspecified
  • Short description: Pterygium NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 372.40 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 372.40 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 372.40.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 372.40: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Amyloid pterygium
  • Amyloid pterygium, both eyes
  • Bilat amyloid pterygium
  • Bilat pterygium
  • Bilateral amyloid pterygium
  • Bilateral pterygium
  • L amyloid pterygium
  • L pterygium
  • Left amyloid pterygium
  • Left amyloid pterygium (eye condition)
  • Left pterygium
  • Left pterygium (eye condition)
  • Pterygium
  • Pterygium (eye condition)
  • Pterygium, both eyes
  • R amyloid pterygium
  • R pterygium
  • Right amyloid pterygium
  • Right amyloid pterygium (eye condition)
  • Right pterygium
  • Right pterygium (eye condition)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 372.40 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H11.009 Unspecified pterygium of unspecified eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 372.40:
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