Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 372.4
Pterygium
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 6 ICD-9-CM codes below 372.4 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • An abnormal triangular fold of membrane in the interpalpebral fissure, extending from the conjunctiva to the cornea, being immovably united to the cornea at its apex, firmly attached to the sclera throughout its middle portion, and merged with the conjunctiva at its base. (Dorland, 27th ed)
372.4 Excludes
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