Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 371.05
Phthisical cornea
  • ICD-9-CM 371.05 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 371.05 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 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 371.05.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 371.05: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 371.05 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A18.59 Other tuberculosis of eye
Approximate Synonyms
  • Phthisis bulbi corneal degeneration
Code First
  • Code first underlying tuberculosis (017.3)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 371.05:
  • Cicatrix (adherent) (contracted) (painful) (vicious) 709.2
    • cornea 371.00
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 017.3 [371.05]
  • Phthisis (see also Tuberculosis) 011.9
    • cornea 371.05
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 371.05 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2013 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.