Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 362.12
Exudative retinopathy
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 362.12 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 362.12 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat exudative retinopathy
  • Bilateral exudative retinopathy
  • Exudative retinopathy, both eyes
  • L exudative retinopathy
  • Left exudative retinopathy
  • R exudative retinopathy
  • Right exudative retinopathy
Clinical Information
  • A group of rare, idiopathic, congenital retinal vascular anomalies affecting the retinal capillaries. It is characterized by dilation and tortuosity of retinal vessels and formation of multiple aneurysms, with different degrees of leakage and exudates emanating from the blood vessels.
Applies To
  • Coats' syndrome
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 362.12 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H35.029 Exudative retinopathy, unspecified eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 362.12:
  • Coats' disease 362.12
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Coats' 362.12
  • Retinitis (see also Chorioretinitis) 363.20
    • Coat's 362.12
    • exudative 362.12
    • hemorrhagica externa 362.12
  • Retinopathy (background) 362.10
    • Coat's 362.12
    • exudative 362.12
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