Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 743.20
Buphthalmos, unspecified
  • Short description: Buphthalmos NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 743.20 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 743.20 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 743.20.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 743.20: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 743.20 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q15.0 Congenital glaucoma
Approximate Synonyms
  • Primary congenital glaucoma
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 743.20:
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) 759.9
  • Atresia, atretic (congenital) 759.89
    • iris, filtration angle (see also Buphthalmia) 743.20
  • Buphthalmia, buphthalmos (congenital) 743.20
    • associated with
  • Glaucoma (capsular) (inflammatory) (noninflammatory) (primary) 365.9
    • congenital 743.20
    • newborn 743.20
  • Hydrophthalmos (see also Buphthalmia) 743.20
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