Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 360.21
Progressive high (degenerative) myopia
  • Short description: Progressive high myopia.
  • ICD-9-CM 360.21 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 360.21 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 360.21.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 360.21: 2013 2014 2015.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat degenerative progressive high myopia
  • Bilateral degenerative myopia
  • Degenerative myopia, both eyes
  • Degenerative progressive high myopia
  • High myopia, progressive degenerative
  • L degenerative progressive high myopia
  • Left degenerative myopia
  • R degenerative progressive high myopia
  • Right degenerative myopia
Applies To
  • Malignant myopia
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 360.21 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM H44.23 Degenerative myopia, bilateral
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 360.21:
  • Change(s) (of) - see also Removal of
    • retina 362.9
      • myopic (degenerative) (malignant) 360.21
      • vascular appearance 362.13
  • Chorioretinitis 363.20
    • progressive myopia (degeneration) 360.21
  • Fuchs'
    • black spot (myopic) 360.21
  • Myopia (axial) (congenital) (increased curvature or refraction, nucleus of lens) 367.1
    • degenerative, malignant 360.21
    • malignant 360.21
    • progressive high (degenerative) 360.21
  • Spots, spotting
    • FĂșchs' black (myopic) 360.21
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