Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 379.11
Scleral ectasia
  • ICD-9-CM 379.11 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 379.11 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 379.11.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat scleral ectasia
  • Bilateral scleral ectasia
  • L scleral ectasia
  • Left scleral ectasia
  • R scleral ectasia
  • Right scleral ectasia
  • Scleral ectasia, both eyes
  • Scleral staphyloma
Applies To
  • Scleral staphyloma NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 379.11 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM H15.849 Scleral ectasia, unspecified eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 379.11:
  • Ectasia, ectasis
    • sclera 379.11
  • Sclerectasia 379.11
  • Staphyloma 379.11
    • ciliary 379.11
    • sclera NEC 379.11
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