Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 378.61
Brown's (tendon) sheath syndrome
  • Short description: Brown's sheath syndrome.
  • ICD-9-CM 378.61 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 378.61 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 378.61.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 378.61: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 378.61 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H50.611 Brown's sheath syndrome, right eye
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H50.612 Brown's sheath syndrome, left eye
Approximate Synonyms
  • L Browns sheath syndrome
  • Left Browns sheath syndrome
  • Left Brown's sheath syndrome
  • R Browns sheath syndrome
  • Right Browns sheath syndrome
  • Right Brown's sheath syndrome
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 378.61:
  • Brown's tendon sheath syndrome 378.61
  • Strabismus (alternating) (congenital) (nonparalytic) 378.9
    • mechanical 378.60
      • due to
        • Brown's tendon sheath syndrome 378.61
        • specified musculofascial disorder NEC 378.62
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Brown's tendon sheath 378.61
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