Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 375.53
Stenosis of lacrimal canaliculi
  • Short description: Lacrim canalic stenosis.
  • ICD-9-CM 375.53 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 375.53 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 375.53.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 375.53: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 375.53 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H04.549 Stenosis of unspecified lacrimal canaliculi
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat lacrimal canaliculi stenosis
  • Bilateral stenosis of lacrimal canaliculi
  • L lacrimal canaliculus stenosis
  • Lacrimal canaliculi stenosis, both eyes
  • Lacrimal canaliculus stenosis
  • Left lacrimal canaliculus stenosis
  • Left stenosis of lacrimal canaliculi
  • R lacrimal canaliculus stenosis
  • Right lacrimal canaliculus stenosis
  • Right stenosis of lacrimal canaliculi
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 375.53:
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