Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 375.56
Stenosis of nasolacrimal duct, acquired
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Acq nasolacrml stenosis.
  • ICD-9-CM 375.56 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 375.56 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2014 version of ICD-9-CM 375.56.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 375.56: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 375.56 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H04.559 Acquired stenosis of unspecified nasolacrimal duct
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acquired dacryostenosis
  • Acquired dacryostenosis, both eyes
  • Acquired nasolacrimal duct obstruction
  • Bilat acquired dacryostenosis
  • Bilat dacryostenosis
  • Bilateral acquired dacryostenosis
  • bilateral dacryostenosis
  • Dacryostenosis
  • L acquired dacryostenosis
  • Left acquired dacryostenosis
  • Left dacryostenosis
  • Nasolacrimal duct obstruction, acquired
  • Obstruction of nasolacrimal duct
  • R acquired dacryostenosis
  • Right acquired dacryostenosis
  • Right acquired dacryostenosis (eye condition)
  • Right dacryostenosis
  • Stenosis of lacrimal system
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 375.56:
  • Cicatrix (adherent) (contracted) (painful) (vicious) 709.2
    • nasolacrimal duct
      • acquired 375.56
      • neonatal 375.55
  • Closure
  • Dacryostenosis 375.56
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
  • Stenosis (cicatricial) - see also Stricture
    • nasal duct 375.56
  • Stricture (see also Stenosis) 799.89
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