Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 374.46
Blepharophimosis
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 374.46 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 374.46 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acquired blepharophimosis
  • Blepharophimosis syndrome
Clinical Information
  • The abnormal narrowness of the palpebral fissure in the horizontal direction caused by the lateral displacement of the medial canthi of the eyelids. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Applies To
  • Ankyloblepharon
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 374.46 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H02.529 Blepharophimosis unspecified eye, unspecified lid
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 374.46:
  • Adhesion(s), adhesive (postinfectional) (postoperative)
  • Ankyloblepharon (acquired) (eyelid) 374.46
    • filiforme (adnatum) (congenital) 743.62
  • Blepharophimosis (eyelid) 374.46
  • Cicatrix (adherent) (contracted) (painful) (vicious) 709.2
    • eyelid 374.46
      • with
        • ectropion - see Ectropion
        • entropion - see Entropion
  • Narrowing
    • eyelid 374.46
    • palpebral fissure 374.46
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