Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 379.19
Other scleral disorders
  • Short description: Disorder of sclera NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 379.19 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 379.19 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 379.19.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 379.19: 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 379.19 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H15.89 Other disorders of sclera
Approximate Synonyms
  • Disorder of episclera
  • Disorder of sclera
  • Episcleral and scleral disorder
  • Extrusion of scleral buckle
  • Focal scleral thinning
  • Generalized scleral thinning
  • Sclera avascular
  • Scleral dellen
  • Scleral discoloration
  • Scleral disorder
  • Scleral laceration
  • Scleral melt
  • Scleral thinning
  • Sclerotomal pain
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 379.19:
  • Change(s) (of) - see also Removal of
    • scleral 379.19
  • Cyst (mucus) (retention) (serous) (simple)
    • sclera 379.19
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • sclera 379.19
  • Melanosis 709.09
    • sclera 379.19
  • Necrosis, necrotic
    • sclera 379.19
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