Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 365.52
Pseudoexfoliation glaucoma
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 365.52 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 365.52 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 365.52 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H40.1490 Capsular glaucoma with pseudoexfoliation of lens, unspecified eye, stage unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat pseudoexfoliation glaucoma
  • Bilateral pseudoexfoliation glaucoma
  • L pseudoexfoliation glaucoma
  • Left pseudoexfoliation glaucoma
  • Pseudoexfoliation glaucoma, both eyes
  • R pseudoexfoliation glaucoma
  • Right pseudoexfoliation glaucoma
Clinical Information
  • The deposition of flaky, translucent fibrillar material most conspicuous on the anterior lens capsule and pupillary margin but also in both surfaces of the iris, the zonules, trabecular meshwork, ciliary body, corneal endothelium, and orbital blood vessels. It sometimes forms a membrane on the anterior iris surface. Exfoliation refers to the shedding of pigment by the iris. (newell, ophthalmology, 7th ed, p380)
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify glaucoma stage (365.70-365.74)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 365.52:
  • Glaucoma (capsular) (inflammatory) (noninflammatory) (primary) 365.9
    • exfoliation 365.52
    • pseudoexfoliation 365.52
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