Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 362.16
Retinal neovascularization NOS
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 362.16 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 362.16 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat retinal neovascularization
  • Bilateral retinal neovascularization
  • Choroid neovascularization
  • Choroid polypoidal neovascularization
  • Choroidal retinal neovascularization
  • Idiopathic polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy
  • L retinal neovascularization
  • Left retinal neovascularization
  • R retinal neovascularization
  • Retinal neovascularization
  • Retinal neovascularization, both eyes
  • Right retinal neovascularization
  • Subretinal neovascularization
Clinical Information
  • Formation of new blood vessels originating from the retinal veins and extending along the inner (vitreal) surface of the retina
Applies To
  • Neovascularization:
    • choroidal
    • subretinal
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 362.16 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM H35.059 Retinal neovascularization, unspecified, unspecified eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 362.16:
  • Neovascularization
    • choroid 362.16
    • retina 362.16
    • subretinal 362.16
  • Vascularization
    • choroid 362.16
    • retina 362.16
    • subretinal 362.16
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