Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 375.42
Chronic dacryocystitis
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 375.42 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 375.42 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: 375.42 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H04.419 Chronic dacryocystitis of unspecified lacrimal passage
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat chronic dacryocystitis
  • Bilateral chronic dacryocystitis
  • Chronic dacryocystitis, both eyes
  • L chronic dacryocystitis
  • Left chronic dacryocystitis
  • R chronic dacryocystitis
  • Right chronic dacryocystitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 375.42:
  • Dacryocystitis 375.30
    • chronic 375.42
  • Dacryocystoblenorrhea 375.42
  • Dacryopericystitis (acute) (subacute) 375.32
    • chronic 375.42
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 375.42 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.