Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 363.55
Choroideremia
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 363.55 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 363.55 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A rare, x-linked inherited disorder characterized by choroid atrophy and retinal degeneration. It leads to progressive loss of vision.
  • An x chromosome-linked abnormality characterized by atrophy of the choroid and degeneration of the retinal pigment epithelium causing night blindness.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 363.55 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H31.21 Choroideremia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 363.55:
  • Choroideremia, choroidermia (initial stage) (late stage) (partial or total atrophy) 363.55
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