Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 743.44
Specified congenital anomalies of anterior chamber, chamber angle, and related structures
  • Short description: Anom anter chamber-eye.
  • ICD-9-CM 743.44 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 743.44 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 743.44.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 743.44: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 743.44 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q13.4 Other congenital corneal malformations
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q13.81 Rieger's anomaly
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q15.0 Congenital glaucoma
Approximate Synonyms
  • Axenfeld anomaly
  • Axenfelds anomaly
  • Irido-corneo-trabecular dysgenesis
  • Irido-trabecular dysgenesis (disorder)
  • Peters anomaly
  • Reigers anomaly
  • Rieger eye malformation sequence
Applies To
  • Anomaly:
    • Axenfeld's
    • Peters'
    • Rieger's
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 743.44:
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) 759.9
    • Axenfeld's 743.44
    • Peter's 743.44
    • Rieger's 743.44
  • Axenfeld's anomaly or syndrome 743.44
  • Malformation (congenital) - see also Anomaly
    • Rieger's 743.44
  • Rieger's anomaly or syndrome (mesodermal dysgenesis, anterior ocular segment) 743.44
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Axenfeld's 743.44
    • Rieger's (mesodermal dysgenesis, anterior ocular segment) 743.44
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