Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 376.3
Other exophthalmic conditions
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 7 ICD-9-CM codes below 376.3 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A protrusion of the eyeball from the socket.
  • Abnormal protrusion of both eyes; may be caused by endocrine gland malfunction, malignancy, injury, or paralysis of the extrinsic muscles of the eye.
  • Abnormal protrusion of one or both eyes from the socket; causes include hyperthyroidism (particularly graves disease); bleeding behind the eye; infection, inflammation, or tumors of the orbit; and vascular disorders.
  • Protrusion of one or both eyeballs; can be congenital and familial, or due to pathology, such as a retroorbital tumor (usually unilateral) or thyroid disease (usually bilateral).
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