Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 362.2
Other proliferative retinopathy
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  • There are 9 ICD-9-CM codes below 362.2 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A bilateral retinopathy characterized by neovascularization, scarring, retinal detachment, and eventually blindness. It may be mild or severe. It occurs in babies born prematurely. Causes include oxygen toxicity and hypoxia.
  • A bilateral retinopathy occurring in premature infants treated with excessively high concentrations of oxygen, characterized by vascular dilatation, proliferation, and tortuosity, edema, and retinal detachment, with ultimate conversion of the retina into a fibrous mass that can be seen as a dense retrolental membrane. Usually growth of the eye is arrested and may result in microophthalmia, and blindness may occur. (Dorland, 27th ed)
  • Bilateral retinopathy typically occurring in premature infants treated with high concentrations of oxygen; characterized by vascular dilation, proliferation, and tortuosity, edema, and retinal detachment with ultimate conversion of the retina into a fibrous mass; usually growth of the eye is arrested and may result in microophthalmia; blindness may occur.
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