Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 372.42
Peripheral pterygium, progressive
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 372.42 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 372.42 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: 372.42 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H11.059 Peripheral pterygium, progressive, unspecified eye
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat peripheral pterygium, progressive
  • Bilateral progressive peripheral pterygium
  • L peripheral pterygium, progressive
  • Left peripheral pterygium, progressive
  • Left progressive peripheral pterygium
  • Peripheral pterygium, progressive, both eyes
  • Progressive peripheral pterygium
  • R peripheral pterygium, progressive
  • Right peripheral pterygium, progressive
  • Right progressive peripheral pterygium
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 372.42:
  • Pterygium (eye) 372.40
    • peripheral (stationary) 372.41
      • progressive 372.42
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 372.42 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.