Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 378.86
Internuclear ophthalmoplegia
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Internucl ophthalmopleg.
  • ICD-9-CM 378.86 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 378.86 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat internuclear ophthalmoplegia
  • Bilateral internuclear ophthalmoplegia
  • Internuclear ophthalmoplegia, both eyes
  • L internuclear ophthalmoplegia
  • Left internuclear ophthalmoplegia
  • R internuclear ophthalmoplegia
  • Right internuclear ophthalmoplegia
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 378.86 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H51.20 Internuclear ophthalmoplegia, unspecified eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 378.86:
  • Ophthalmoplegia (see also Strabismus) 378.9
    • anterior internuclear 378.86
    • diabetic 250.5 [378.86]
      • due to secondary diabetes 249.5 [378.86]
    • internuclear 378.86
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) 344.9
    • internuclear 378.86
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