Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 371.49
Other corneal degenerations
  • Short description: Cornea degeneration NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 371.49 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 371.49 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 371.49.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 371.49: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 371.49 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H18.49 Other corneal degeneration
Approximate Synonyms
  • Corneal degeneration
  • Corneal fibrosis
  • Corneal stromal degeneration
  • Discrete colliquative keratopathy
  • Polymorphic amyloid degeneration of cornea
  • Punctate epithelial keratopathy
  • Punctate epithelial keratopathy (PEK)
  • Punctate keratopathy
Applies To
  • Discrete colliquative keratopathy
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 371.49:
  • Formation
    • hyaline in cornea 371.49
  • Keratopathy 371.40
    • discrete colliquative 371.49
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