Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 743.57
Specified congenital anomalies of optic disc
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Optic disc anomalies.
  • ICD-9-CM 743.57 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 743.57 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Congenital coloboma of optic disc
  • Congenital optic disc coloboma
Applies To
  • Coloboma of optic disc (congenital)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 743.57 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q14.2 Congenital malformation of optic disc
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 743.57:
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) 759.9
    • optic
  • Cavity
    • optic papilla 743.57
  • Coloboma NEC 743.49
    • optic disc (congenital) 743.57
  • Conus (any type) (congenital) 743.57
    • medullaris syndrome 336.8
  • Crescent or conus choroid, congenital 743.57
  • Imperfect
  • Inversion
    • optic papilla 743.57
  • Large
    • physiological cup 743.57
  • Loop
    • vascular on papilla (optic) 743.57
  • Medullated fibers
    • optic (nerve) 743.57
  • Membrana
    • epipapillaris 743.57
  • Pigmentation (abnormal) 709.00
    • optic papilla, congenital 743.57
  • Pseudoneuritis optic (nerve) 377.24
    • papilla 377.24
      • congenital 743.57
  • Vascular - see also condition
    • loop on papilla (optic) 743.57
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