Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 361.1
Retinoschisis and retinal cysts
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 6 ICD-9-CM codes below 361.1 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A vitreoretinal dystrophy characterized by splitting of the neuroretinal layers. It occurs in two forms: degenerative retinoschisis and x chromosome-linked juvenile retinoschisis.
  • An inherited or acquired disorder characterized by splitting of the retina into two layers. It results in loss of vision.
361.1 Excludes
  • juvenile retinoschisis (362.73)
  • microcystoid degeneration of retina (362.62)
  • parasitic cyst of retina (360.13)
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