Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 368.41
Scotoma involving central area
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Central scotoma.
  • ICD-9-CM 368.41 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 368.41 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat central scotoma
  • Bilat centrocecal scotoma
  • Bilat paracentral scotoma
  • Bilateral central scotoma
  • Bilateral centrocecal scotoma
  • Bilateral paracentral scotomas
  • Central scotoma
  • Central scotoma, both eyes
  • Centrocecal scotoma
  • Centrocecal scotoma, both eyes
  • L central scotoma
  • L centrocecal scotoma
  • L paracentral scotoma
  • Left central scotoma
  • Left centrocecal scotoma
  • Left paracentral scotoma
  • Paracentral scotoma
  • Paracentral scotoma, both eyes
  • R central scotoma
  • R centrocecal scotoma
  • R paracentral scotoma
  • Right central scotoma
  • Right centrocecal scotoma
  • Right paracentral scotoma
Applies To
  • Scotoma:
    • central
    • centrocecal
    • paracentral
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 368.41 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H53.419 Scotoma involving central area, unspecified eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 368.41:
  • Loss
    • central vision 368.41
  • Scotoma (ring) 368.44
    • central 368.41
    • centrocecal 368.41
    • paracentral 368.41
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • chiasmatic 368.41
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 368.41 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.