Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 371.5
Hereditary corneal dystrophies
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 9 ICD-9-CM codes below 371.5 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Bilateral hereditary disorders of the cornea, usually autosomal dominant, which may be present at birth but more frequently develop during adolescence and progress slowly throughout life. Central macular dystrophy is transmitted as an autosomal recessive defect.
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