Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 333.81
Blepharospasm
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 333.81 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 333.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Blepharospasm (spasm of eyelid)
Clinical Information
  • Excessive winking; tonic or clonic spasm of the orbicularis oculi muscle.
333.81 Excludes
  • blepharospasm due to drugs (333.85)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 333.81 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G24.5 Blepharospasm
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 333.81:
  • Blepharoclonus 333.81
  • Blepharospasm 333.81
  • Spasm, spastic, spasticity (see also condition) 781.0
    • levator palpebrae superioris 333.81
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