Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 743.22
Buphthalmos associated with other ocular anomalies
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Buphthal w oth eye anom.
  • ICD-9-CM 743.22 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 743.22 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Keratoglobus, congenital, associated with buphthalmos
  • Megalocornea associated with buphthalmos
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 743.22 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q15.0 Congenital glaucoma
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 743.22:
  • Buphthalmia, buphthalmos (congenital) 743.20
    • associated with
      • keratoglobus, congenital 743.22
      • megalocornea 743.22
      • ocular anomalies NEC 743.22
  • Glaucoma (capsular) (inflammatory) (noninflammatory) (primary) 365.9
    • congenital 743.20
      • associated with other eye anomalies 743.22
      • simple 743.21
    • newborn 743.20
      • associated with other eye anomalies 743.22
      • simple 743.21
  • Keratoglobus 371.70
    • congenital 743.41
      • associated with buphthalmos 743.22
  • Macrocornea 743.41
    • associated with buphthalmos 743.22
  • Megalocornea 743.41
    • associated with buphthalmos 743.22
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