Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 378.87
Other dissociated deviation of eye movements
  • Short description: Skew deviation, eye.
  • ICD-9-CM 378.87 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 378.87 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 378.87.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 378.87: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 378.87 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H51.8 Other specified disorders of binocular movement
Approximate Synonyms
  • Anomaly of vergence system
  • Converge in manifest squint, fusion intersection of vis axes
  • Convergence in manifest squint
  • Dissociated deviation
  • Dissociated gaze palsy
  • Dissociated vertical deviation
  • Divergence paralysis
  • Double elevator palsy
  • Duane syndrome with vertical deviation
  • Dysconjugate gaze
  • Eye movements anticipate rolling ball
  • Eye movements converge on object moved towards face
  • Finding of disjunctive ocular movements
  • Finding of optical axis deviation
  • Gaze
  • Gaze palsy, vertical dissociated
  • Latent vertical squint with eye down
  • Monocular elevation deficiency
  • Ocular crisis
  • Oculogyric crisis
  • Optical axis deviation remains manifest
  • Skew deviation
  • Vertical dissociated gaze palsy
  • V-pattern strabismus
Applies To
  • Skew deviation
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 378.87:
  • Crisis
    • oculogyric 378.87
  • Deviation
    • eye, skew 378.87
  • Disturbance - see also Disease
    • ocular motion 378.87
    • oculogyric 378.87
    • oculomotor NEC 378.87
  • Oculogyric
    • crisis or disturbance 378.87
  • Spasm, spastic, spasticity (see also condition) 781.0
    • oculogyric 378.87
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