Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 743.2
Buphthalmos
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 3 ICD-9-CM codes below 743.2 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Abnormally large eyeball.
  • Congenital open-angle glaucoma that results from dysgenesis of the angle structures accompanied by increased intraocular pressure and enlargement of the eye. Treatment is both medical and surgical.
743.2 Excludes
  • glaucoma of childhood (365.14)
  • traumatic glaucoma due to birth injury (767.8)
Applies To
  • Glaucoma:
    • congenital
    • newborn
  • Hydrophthalmos
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