Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 371.57
Endothelial corneal dystrophy
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Endothel cornea dystrphy.
  • ICD-9-CM 371.57 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 371.57 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Corneal dystrophy, endothelial
  • corneal endothelial dystrophy
  • Fuchs corneal dystrophy
  • Fuchs' corneal dystrophy
Clinical Information
  • Disorder caused by loss of endothelium of the central cornea; it is characterized by hyaline endothelial outgrowths on descemet's membrane, epithelial blisters, reduced vision, and pain.
Applies To
  • Combined corneal dystrophy
  • Cornea guttata
  • Fuchs' endothelial dystrophy
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 371.57 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H18.51 Endothelial corneal dystrophy
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 371.57:
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