Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 360.42
Blind hypertensive eye
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 360.42 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 360.42 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Absolute glaucoma
  • Absolute glaucoma, both eyes
  • Bilat absolute glaucoma
  • Bilateral absolute glaucoma
  • Hypertensive blind eye
  • L absolute glaucoma
  • Left absolute glaucoma
  • R absolute glaucoma
  • Right absolute glaucoma
Applies To
  • Absolute glaucoma
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 360.42 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H44.519 Absolute glaucoma, unspecified eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 360.42:
  • Blind
    • eye - see also Blindness
      • hypertensive 360.42
      • hypotensive 360.41
  • Glaucoma (capsular) (inflammatory) (noninflammatory) (primary) 365.9
    • absolute 360.42
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