Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 379.00
Scleritis, unspecified
  • Short description: Scleritis NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 379.00 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 379.00 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 379.00.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 379.00: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat episcleritis
  • Bilat scleritis
  • Bilateral episcleritis
  • Bilateral scleritis
  • Episcleritis
  • Episcleritis, both eyes
  • L episcleritis
  • L scleritis
  • Left episcleritis
  • Left scleritis
  • R episcleritis
  • R scleritis
  • Right episcleritis
  • Right scleritis
  • Scleritis
  • Scleritis (inflammation of white of eye)
  • Scleritis, both eyes
  • TB episcleritis
  • Tuberculosis (TB) episcleritis
  • Tuberculous episcleritis
Applies To
  • Episcleritis NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 379.00 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H15.009 Unspecified scleritis, unspecified eye
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H15.109 Unspecified episcleritis, unspecified eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 379.00:
  • Episcleritis 379.00
    • periodica fugax 379.01
      • angioneurotic - see Edema, angioneurotic
    • staphylococcal 379.00
    • suppurative 379.00
  • Scleritis 379.00
    • with corneal involvement 379.05
    • anterior (annular) (localized) 379.03
    • tuberculous (nodular) (see also Tuberculosis) 017.3 [379.09]
  • Sclerochoroiditis (see also Scleritis) 379.00
  • Scleroconjunctivitis (see also Scleritis) 379.00
  • Sclerotitis (see also Scleritis) 379.00
  • 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
    • episcleritis 017.3 [379.00]
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