Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 379.56
Other forms of nystagmus
  • Short description: Nystagmus NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 379.56 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 379.56 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 379.56.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 379.56: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acquired pendular nystagmus
  • Ataxic nystagmus
  • Body positional nystagmus
  • Bruns nystagmus
  • Conjugate nystagmus
  • Convergence nystagmus
  • Convergence retraction nystagmus
  • Divergence retraction nystagmus
  • Elliptical nystagmus
  • End-position nystagmus
  • Esotropia with nystagmus block
  • Fatigable positional nystagmus
  • Fixation nystagmus
  • Heartbeat nystagmus
  • Horizontal nystagmus
  • Infantile nystagmus syndrome
  • Jerk nystagmus
  • Manifest nystagmus
  • Mixed nystagmus
  • Multidirectional nystagmus
  • Neck positional nystagmus
  • Non-fatigable positional nystagmus
  • Nystagmus enhanced when fixation removed
  • Nystagmus inhibited when fixation removed
  • Nystagmus produced by neck rotation
  • Nystagmus retractorius
  • Nystagmus unchanged when fixation removed
  • Pendular nystagmus
  • Periodic alternating nystagmus
  • Positional nystagmus
  • Positional nystagmus, variable eye direction
  • Postural nystagmus
  • Rebound nystagmus
  • Retraction nystagmus
  • Rotary nystagmus
  • Rotational nystagmus
  • See-saw nystagmus
  • Sensory nystagmus
  • Spontaneous nystagmus
  • Superior oblique myokymia
  • Symptomatic nystagmus
  • Unidirectional nystagmus
  • Vertical nystagmus
  • Voluntary nystagmus
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 379.56 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H55.09 Other forms of nystagmus
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 379.56:
  • Nystagmus 379.50
    • specified NEC 379.56
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