Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 377.39
Other optic neuritis
  • Short description: Optic neuritis NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 377.39 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 377.39 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 377.39.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 377.39: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 377.39 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H46.8 Other optic neuritis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acute compressive optic neuropathy
  • Compressive optic neuropathy due to thyroid eye disease
  • Disorder of optic nerve
  • Hypertensive optic neuropathy
  • Infiltrative optic neuropathy
  • Inherited optic neuropathy
  • Optic neuropathy
  • Optic neuropathy due to vitamin B12 deficiency
  • Paraneoplastic optic neuropathy
377.39 Excludes
  • ischemic optic neuropathy (377.41)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 377.39:
  • Neuropathy, neuropathic (see also Disorder, nerve) 355.9
  • Tuberculosis, tubercular, tuberculous (calcification) (calcified) (caseous) (chromogenic acid-fast bacilli) (congenital) (degeneration) (disease) (fibrocaseous) (fistula) (gangrene) (interstitial) (isolated circumscribed lesions) (necrosis) (parenchymatous) (ulcerative) 011.9
    • optic 017.3 [377.39]
      • nerve trunk 017.3 [377.39]
      • papilla, papillae 017.3 [377.39]
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