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2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 379.9
Unspecified disorder of eye and adnexa
- There are 5 ICD-9-CM codes below 379.9 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
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- More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 379.9: 2014.
- Any deviation from the normal structure or function of the eye that is manifested by a characteristic set of symptoms and signs.
- Diseases affecting the eye.
- Diseases or defects of the eye. Use vision disorders for other pathology involving visual neural pathways.
- Impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning of the organ of sight.
- Some eye problems are minor and fleeting. But some lead to a permanent loss of vision. Common eye problems include
- cataracts - clouded lenses
- glaucoma - damage to the optic nerve from too much pressure in the eye
- retinal disorders - problems with the nerve layer at the back of the eye
- conjunctivitis - an infection also known as pinkeye
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