Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 743.53
Chorioretinal degeneration, congenital
  • Short description: Cong chorioretinal degen.
  • ICD-9-CM 743.53 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 743.53 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).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 743.53 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q14.3 Congenital malformation of choroid
Approximate Synonyms
  • Congenital chorioretinal degeneration
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 743.53:
  • Degeneration, degenerative
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • pigmentation, choroid (congenital) 743.53
  • Pigmentation (abnormal) 709.00
    • retina (congenital) (grouped) (nevoid) 743.53
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