Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V42.5
Cornea replaced by transplant
  • Short description: Cornea transplant status.
  • ICD-9-CM V42.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V42.5 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 V42.5.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V42.5: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V42.5 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z94.7 Corneal transplant status
Approximate Synonyms
  • Corneal transplant wound dehiscence
  • Dehiscence of corneal transplant wound
  • H/O: cornea recipient
  • History of - cornea recipient
  • History of amniotic eye graft
  • History of cornea transplant
  • History of corneal transplant
  • History of penetrating keratoplasty
  • HX of cornea transplant
  • HX of corneal transplant
  • HX of eye graft, amniotic
  • HX of penetrating keratoplasty
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V42.5:
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