Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 378.62
Mechanical strabismus from other musculofascial disorders
  • Short description: Mech strab d/t muscl dis.
  • ICD-9-CM 378.62 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 378.62 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).
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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 378.62: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 378.62 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H50.69 Other mechanical strabismus
Approximate Synonyms
  • Extraocular muscle restriction
  • Inferior rectus muscle restriction
  • Mechanical strabismus due to musculofascial disorder
  • Medial rectus muscle restriction
  • Restrictive strabismus due to orbital fibrosis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 378.62:
  • Fibrosis, fibrotic
    • eye muscle 378.62
  • Strabismus (alternating) (congenital) (nonparalytic) 378.9
    • mechanical 378.60
      • due to
        • Brown's tendon sheath syndrome 378.61
        • specified musculofascial disorder NEC 378.62
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