Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 379.05
Scleritis with corneal involvement
  • Short description: Scleritis w cornea invol.
  • ICD-9-CM 379.05 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 379.05 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).
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 379.05.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 379.05: 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 379.05 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H15.049 Scleritis with corneal involvement, unspecified eye
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat scleritis w corneal involvement
  • Bilat sclerokeratitis
  • Bilateral scleritis with corneal involvement
  • Bilateral sclerokeratitis
  • L scleritis w corneal involvement
  • L sclerokeratitis
  • Left scleritis with corneal involvement
  • Left sclerokeratitis
  • R scleritis w corneal involvement
  • R sclerokeratitis
  • Right scleritis with corneal involvement
  • Right sclerokeratitis
  • Scleritis w corneal involvement
  • Scleritis with corneal involvement, both eyes
  • Sclerokeratitis
  • Sclerokeratitis, both eyes
Applies To
  • Scleroperikeratitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 379.05:
  • Scleritis 379.00
    • with corneal involvement 379.05
  • Sclerokeratitis 379.05
    • meaning sclerosing keratitis 370.54
  • Scleroperikeratitis 379.05
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