Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 375.20
Epiphora, unspecified as to cause
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 375.20 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 375.20 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: 375.20 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H04.209 Unspecified epiphora, unspecified lacrimal gland
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat epiphora
  • Bilateral epiphora
  • Epiphora
  • Epiphora (overflow of tears)
  • Epiphora, both eyes
  • Has watering eyes
  • L epiphora
  • Left epiphora
  • Left epiphora (eye condition)
  • R epiphora
  • Right epiphora
  • Right epiphora (eye condition)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 375.20:
  • Epiphora 375.20
  • Excess, excessive, excessively
    • tearing (ducts) (eye) (see also Epiphora) 375.20
  • Hyperlacrimation (see also Epiphora) 375.20
  • Hypersecretion
    • lacrimal glands (see also Epiphora) 375.20
  • Lacrimation, abnormal (see also Epiphora) 375.20
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