Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 370.24
Photokeratitis
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 370.24 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 370.24 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat photokeratitis
  • Bilateral photokeratitis
  • L photokeratitis
  • Left photokeratitis
  • Photokeratitis, both eyes
  • R photokeratitis
  • Right photokeratitis
  • Welders keratitis
  • Welders' keratitis
Applies To
  • Snow blindness
  • Welders' keratitis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 370.24 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H16.139 Photokeratitis, unspecified eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 370.24:
  • Actinic - see also condition
    • conjunctivitis 370.24
    • keratitis 370.24
    • ophthalmia 370.24
  • Arc-welders' syndrome (photokeratitis) 370.24
  • Blindness (acquired) (congenital) (both eyes) 369.00
    • snow 370.24
  • Conjunctivitis (exposure) (infectious) (nondiphtheritic) (pneumococcal) (pustular) (staphylococcal) (streptococcal) NEC 372.30
    • actinic 370.24
    • glare 370.24
  • Keratitis (nodular) (nonulcerative) (simple) (zonular) NEC 370.9
    • actinic 370.24
    • welders' 370.24
  • Ophthalmia (see also Conjunctivitis) 372.30
    • actinic rays 370.24
    • electric, electrica 370.24
  • Photokeratitis 370.24
  • Photo-ophthalmia 370.24
  • Snow blindness 370.24
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • arc welders' 370.24
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