Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 364.71
Posterior synechiae of iris
  • Short description: Posterior synechiae.
  • ICD-9-CM 364.71 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 364.71 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 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 364.71.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 364.71: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 364.71 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H21.549 Posterior synechiae (iris), unspecified eye
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat posterior synechiae
  • Bilateral posterior synechiae
  • L posterior synechiae
  • Left posterior synechiae
  • Posterior synechiae
  • Posterior synechiae, both eyes
  • R posterior synechiae
  • Right posterior synechiae
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 364.71:
  • Synechia (iris) (pupil) 364.70
    • posterior 364.71
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