Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 377.16
Hereditary optic atrophy
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 377.16 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 377.16 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Lebers optic atrophy
  • Leber's optic atrophy
Clinical Information
  • Hereditary conditions that feature progressive visual loss in association with optic atrophy. Relatively common forms include autosomal dominant optic atrophy (optic atrophy, autosomal dominant) and leber hereditary optic atrophy (optic atrophy, hereditary, leber).
Applies To
  • Optic atrophy:
    • dominant hereditary
    • Leber's
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 377.16 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H47.22 Hereditary optic atrophy
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 377.16:
  • Atrophy, atrophic
    • Leber's optic 377.16
    • optic nerve (ascending) (descending) (infectional) (nonfamilial) (papillomacular bundle) (postretinal) (secondary NEC) (simple) 377.10
      • associated with retinal dystrophy 377.13
      • dominant hereditary 377.16
      • glaucomatous 377.14
      • hereditary (dominant) (Leber's) 377.16
      • Leber's (hereditary) 377.16
      • partial 377.15
      • postinflammatory 377.12
      • primary 377.11
      • syphilitic 094.84
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Leber's 377.16
  • Leber's
    • optic atrophy (hereditary) 377.16
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