Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 371
Corneal opacity and other disorders of cornea
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 10 ICD-9-CM codes below 371 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Clouding that can occur in the transparent part of the coat of the eyeball or cornea, secondary to inflammation, infection or irritant exposure by a foreign body or chemical
  • Disorder occurring in the central or peripheral area of the cornea. The usual degree of transparency becomes relatively opaque
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