Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 743.34
Total and subtotal cataract, congenital
  • Short description: Cong tot/subtot cataract.
  • ICD-9-CM 743.34 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 743.34 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 743.34.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 743.34: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Congenital total or subtotal cataract
  • Total and subtotal congenital cataract
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 743.34 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q12.0 Congenital cataract
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 743.34:
  • Cataract (anterior cortical) (anterior polar) (black) (capsular) (central) (cortical) (hypermature) (immature) (incipient) (mature) 366.9
    • subtotal (senile) 366.17
      • congenital 743.34
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