Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 362.51
Nonexudative senile macular degeneration
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Nonexudat macular degen.
  • ICD-9-CM 362.51 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 362.51 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Age related macular degeneration, nonexudative
  • Macular degeneration, age related, nonexudative
  • Nonexudative age-related macular degeneration
Applies To
  • Senile macular degeneration:
    • atrophic
    • dry
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 362.51 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H35.31 Nonexudative age-related macular degeneration
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 362.51:
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