2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 377.31
- ICD-9-CM 377.31 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 377.31 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
- Bilat optic papillitis
- Bilateral optic papillitis
- L optic papillitis
- Left optic papillitis
- Optic papillitis, both eyes
- R optic papillitis
- Right optic papillitis
- A disorder characterized by swelling around the optic disc.
- Swelling around the optic disc, usually due to increased intracranial pressure or pressure on the optic nerve by a tumor.
- 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 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.
- 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. Chronic papilledema may cause optic atrophy and visual loss. (miller et al., clinical neuro-ophthalmology, 4th ed, p175)
Convert to ICD-10-CM
converts approximately to:
- 2014 ICD-10-CM H46.00 Optic papillitis, unspecified eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index
entries containing back-references to 377.31
- Papillitis 377.31
- necrotizing, kidney 584.7
- optic 377.31