Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 378.56
Total ophthalmoplegia
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 378.56 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 378.56 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat total ophthalmoplegia
  • Bilateral total ophthalmoplegia
  • L total ophthalmoplegia
  • Left total ophthalmoplegia
  • R total ophthalmoplegia
  • Right total ophthalmoplegia
  • Total ophthalmoplegia, both eyes
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 378.56 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H49.30 Total (external) ophthalmoplegia, unspecified eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 378.56:
  • Ophthalmoplegia (see also Strabismus) 378.9
    • total (external) 378.56
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