Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 368.61
Congenital night blindness
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Congen night blindness.
  • ICD-9-CM 368.61 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 368.61 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Hereditary night blindness
  • Oguchi's disease
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 368.61 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H53.63 Congenital night blindness
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 368.61:
  • Blindness (acquired) (congenital) (both eyes) 369.00
    • night 368.60
      • acquired 368.62
      • congenital (Japanese) 368.61
      • hereditary 368.61
      • specified type NEC 368.69
      • vitamin A deficiency 264.5
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Oguchi's (retina) 368.61
  • Night
    • blindness (see also Blindness, night) 368.60
      • congenital 368.61
      • vitamin A deficiency 264.5
  • Oguchi's disease (retina) 368.61
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 368.61 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.