Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 378.71
Duane's syndrome
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 378.71 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 378.71 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • L Duane's syndrome
  • Left Duane's syndrome
  • R Duane's syndrome
  • Right Duane's syndrome
Clinical Information
  • A rare disorder affecting the muscles of the eye. It is characterized by an abnormal contraction of some eye muscles and failure of contraction of other eye muscles. It leads to limited abduction and adduction of the affected eye.
  • A syndrome characterized by marked limitation of abduction of the eye, variable limitation of adduction and retraction of the globe, and narrowing of the palpebral fissure on attempted adduction. The condition is caused by aberrant innervation of the lateral rectus by fibers of the oculomotor nerve.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 378.71 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H50.811 Duane's syndrome, right eye
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H50.812 Duane's syndrome, left eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 378.71:
  • Duane's retraction syndrome 378.71
  • Duane-Stilling-Türk syndrome (ocular retraction syndrome) 378.71
  • Retraction
    • syndrome (Duane's) 378.71
  • Stilling-Türk-Duane syndrome (ocular retraction syndrome) 378.71
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Duane's (retraction) 378.71
    • Duane-Stilling-Türk (ocular retraction syndrome) 378.71
    • eye retraction 378.71
    • retraction (Duane's) 378.71
    • Stilling-Türk-Duane (ocular retraction syndrome) 378.71
    • Türk's (ocular retraction syndrome) 378.71
  • Türk's syndrome (ocular retraction syndrome) 378.71
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