Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 370.04
Hypopyon ulcer
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 370.04 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 370.04 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: 370.04 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H16.039 Corneal ulcer with hypopyon, unspecified eye
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat corneal ulcer w hypopyon
  • Bilateral corneal ulcer with hypopyon
  • Corneal ulcer w hypopyon
  • Corneal ulcer with hypopyon
  • Corneal ulcer with hypopyon, both eyes
  • L corneal ulcer w hypopyon
  • Left corneal ulcer with hypopyon
  • R corneal ulcer w hypopyon
  • Right corneal ulcer with hypopyon
Applies To
  • Serpiginous ulcer
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 370.04:
  • Hypopyon (anterior chamber) (eye) 364.05
    • ulcer (cornea) 370.04
  • Keratitis (nodular) (nonulcerative) (simple) (zonular) NEC 370.9
    • hypopyon 370.04
  • Saemisch's ulcer 370.04
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative 707.9
    • hypopyon (chronic) (subacute) 370.04
    • Saemisch's 370.04
  • Ulcus - see also Ulcer
    • serpens corneae (pneumococcal) 370.04
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