2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 377.0
- There are 5 ICD-9-CM codes below 377.0 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
- (pap-il-eh-dee-ma) swelling around the optic disk, the area where the optic nerve (the nerve that carries messages from the eye to the brain) enters the eyeball. Papilledema occurs when increased brain pressure caused by tumors or other problems results in swelling of the optic nerve.
- Swelling around the optic nerve, usually due to pressure on the nerve by a tumor.
- Swelling of the optic disk, usually in association with increased intracranial pressure, characterized by hyperemia, blurring of the disk margins, microhemorrhages, blind spot enlargement, and engorgement of retinal veins.