Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 362.81
Retinal hemorrhage
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 362.81 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 362.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat retinal hemorrhage
  • Bilateral retinal hemorrhage
  • L retinal hemorrhage
  • Left retinal hemorrhage
  • Preretinal hemorrhage
  • R retinal hemorrhage
  • Retinal hemorrhage, both eyes
  • Right retinal hemorrhage
  • Subretinal hemorrhage
Clinical Information
  • Bleeding from the vessels of the retina.
  • Escape of blood from the vessels of the innermost of the three tunics of the eyeball or retina.
Applies To
  • Hemorrhage:
    • preretinal
    • retinal (deep) (superficial)
    • subretinal
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 362.81 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H35.60 Retinal hemorrhage, unspecified eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 362.81:
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (nontraumatic) 459.0
    • fundus, eye 362.81
    • preretinal, cause unspecified 362.81
    • retina, retinal (deep) (superficial) (vessels) 362.81
    • subhyaloid 362.81
    • subretinal 362.81
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