Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 362.13
Changes in vascular appearance of retina
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Retinal vascular changes.
  • ICD-9-CM 362.13 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 362.13 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Arteriosclerotic retinopathy
  • Bilat changes in retinal vascular appearance
  • Bilateral changes in retinal vascular appearance
  • Changes in retinal vascular appearance, both eyes
  • L changes in retinal vascular appearance
  • Left changes in retinal vascular appearance
  • On examination - retinal arteriovenous nipping
  • On examination - retinal vessel narrowing
  • R changes in retinal vascular appearance
  • Retinal arteries copperwire
  • Retinal arteries irregular
  • Retinal vascular disorder
  • Retinal veins sheathed
  • Right changes in retinal vascular appearance
  • Vascular sheathing of retina
Applies To
  • Vascular sheathing of retina
Use Additional
  • Use additional code for any associated atherosclerosis (440.8)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 362.13 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H35.019 Changes in retinal vascular appearance, unspecified eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 362.13:
  • Arteriosclerosis, arteriosclerotic (artery) (deformans) (diffuse) (disease) (endarteritis) (general) (obliterans) (obliterative) (occlusive) (senile) (with calcification) 440.9
    • retinal (vascular) 440.8 [362.13]
  • Change(s) (of) - see also Removal of
    • retina 362.9
      • myopic (degenerative) (malignant) 360.21
      • vascular appearance 362.13
  • Copper wire arteries, retina 362.13
  • Increase, increased
    • light reflex of retina 362.13
  • Narrowing
    • retinal artery 362.13
  • Retinitis (see also Chorioretinitis) 363.20
    • arteriosclerotic 440.8 [362.13]
  • Retinopathy (background) 362.10
    • arteriosclerotic 440.8 [362.13]
    • atherosclerotic 440.8 [362.13]
  • Silver wire arteries, retina 362.13
  • Vascular - see also condition
    • sheathing, retina 362.13
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