Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 377.49
Other disorders of optic nerve
  • Short description: Optic nerve disorder NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 377.49 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 377.49 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 377.49.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 377.49: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 377.49 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H47.099 Other disorders of optic nerve, not elsewhere classified, unspecified eye
Approximate Synonyms
  • Aberrant III nerve regeneration
  • Bilat optic nerve disorder
  • Bilateral optic nerve disorder (eye condition)
  • Compression of optic chiasm
  • Compression of optic nerve
  • Compression of optic tract
  • Compressive optic atrophy
  • Disorder of bilateral optic nerves
  • Disorder of left optic nerve
  • Disorder of right optic nerve
  • Incipient prechiasmal optic nerve compression syndrome
  • Left optic nerve disorder
  • Left optic nerve disorder (eye condition)
  • Morning glory disc
  • Myelinated nerve fibers of optic disc
  • Myelinated optic nerve fiber layer
  • Optic cup filled
  • Optic disc disorder
  • Optic disc glial tissue remnants
  • Optic disc tissue remnants
  • Optic nerve and photoreceptor degeneration
  • Optic nerve compression
  • Optic nerve infarction
  • Photoreceptor degeneration
  • Retinal nerve fiber layer myelinated
  • Retrobulbar optic nerve atrophy
  • Right optic nerve disorder
  • Right optic nerve disorder (eye condition)
Applies To
  • Compression of optic nerve
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 377.49:
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