Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 375.55
Obstruction of nasolacrimal duct neonatal
  • Short description: Neonatal nasolacrml obst.
  • ICD-9-CM 375.55 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 375.55 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 375.55.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 375.55: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat neonatal dacryostenosis
  • Bilateral neonatal obstruction of nasolacrimal duct
  • L neonatal dacryostenosis
  • Left neonatal dacryostenosis
  • Left neonatal obstruction of nasolacrimal duct
  • Neonatal dacryostenosis
  • Neonatal dacryostenosis, both eyes
  • Neonatal obstruction of nasolacrimal duct
  • R neonatal dacryostenosis
  • Right neonatal dacryostenosis
  • Right neonatal obstruction of nasolacrimal duct
375.55 Excludes
  • congenital anomaly of nasolacrimal duct (743.65)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 375.55 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H04.539 Neonatal obstruction of unspecified nasolacrimal duct
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 375.55:
  • Cicatrix (adherent) (contracted) (painful) (vicious) 709.2
    • nasolacrimal duct
      • acquired 375.56
      • neonatal 375.55
  • Closure
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
  • Stenosis (cicatricial) - see also Stricture
  • Stricture (see also Stenosis) 799.89
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