Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 377.43
Optic nerve hypoplasia
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 377.43 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 377.43 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat optic nerve hypoplasia
  • Bilateral hypoplasia of optic nerves
  • L optic nerve hypoplasia
  • Left hypoplasia of optic nerve
  • Left optic nerve hypoplasia
  • Optic nerve hypoplasia, both eyes
  • R optic nerve hypoplasia
  • Right hypoplasia of optic nerve
  • Right optic nerve hypoplasia
Clinical Information
  • A congenital abnormality characterized by the underdevelopment of the optic nerve.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 377.43 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H47.039 Optic nerve hypoplasia, unspecified eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 377.43:
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