Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 366.12
Incipient senile cataract
  • Short description: Incipient cataract.
  • ICD-9-CM 366.12 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 366.12 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 366.12.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 366.12: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat incipient cataract
  • Bilateral incipient cataracts
  • Cataract, incipient
  • Incipient cataract
  • L incipient cataract
  • Left incipient cataract
  • R incipient cataract
  • Right incipient cataract
Applies To
  • Cataract:
    • coronary
    • immature NOS
    • punctate
  • Water clefts
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 366.12 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H25.099 Other age-related incipient cataract, unspecified eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 366.12:
  • Cataract (anterior cortical) (anterior polar) (black) (capsular) (central) (cortical) (hypermature) (immature) (incipient) (mature) 366.9
    • coronary (congenital) 743.39
      • acquired 366.12
    • intumescent 366.12
    • punctate
      • acquired 366.12
      • congenital 743.39
  • Cataracta 366.10
    • coronaria (congenital) 743.39
      • acquired 366.12
  • Cleft (congenital) - see also Imperfect, closure
    • water 366.12
  • Intumescent, lens (eye) NEC 366.9
    • senile 366.12
  • Water
    • clefts 366.12
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