Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 368.12
Transient visual loss
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 368.12 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 368.12 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat transient visual loss
  • Bilateral transient visual loss
  • L transient visual loss
  • Left transient visual loss
  • R transient visual loss
  • Right transient visual loss
  • Scintillating scotoma
  • Transient visual loss, both eyes
Applies To
  • Concentric fading
  • Scintillating scotoma
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 368.12 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H53.129 Transient visual loss, unspecified eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 368.12:
  • Blindness (acquired) (congenital) (both eyes) 369.00
    • temporary 368.12
    • transient 368.12
  • Concentric fading 368.12
  • Loss
    • vision, visual (see also Blindness) 369.9
      • both eyes (see also Blindness, both eyes) 369.3
      • complete (see also Blindness, both eyes) 369.00
      • one eye 369.8
      • sudden 368.11
      • transient 368.12
  • Scotoma (ring) 368.44
    • scintillating 368.12
  • Transient - see also condition
    • blindness 368.12
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