Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 379.33
Anterior dislocation of lens
  • Short description: Ant dislocation of lens.
  • ICD-9-CM 379.33 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 379.33 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 379.33.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 379.33: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 379.33 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H27.129 Anterior dislocation of lens, unspecified eye
Approximate Synonyms
  • Anterior lens dislocation
  • Anterior lens dislocation, both eyes
  • Bilat anterior lens dislocation
  • Bilateral anterior lens dislocation
  • L anterior lens dislocation
  • Left anterior lens dislocation
  • R anterior lens dislocation
  • Right anterior lens dislocation
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 379.33:
  • Dislocation (articulation) (closed) (displacement) (simple) (subluxation) 839.8
  • Subluxation - see also Dislocation, by site
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