Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 375.43
Lacrimal mucocele
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 375.43 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 375.43 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: 375.43 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H04.439 Chronic lacrimal mucocele of unspecified lacrimal passage
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat chronic lacrimal mucocele
  • Bilateral chronic lacrimal mucocele
  • Chronic lacrimal mucocele
  • Chronic lacrimal mucocele, both eyes
  • L chronic lacrimal mucocele
  • Lacrimal sac mucocele
  • Left chronic lacrimal mucocele
  • R chronic lacrimal mucocele
  • Right chronic lacrimal mucocele
Clinical Information
  • A congenital or acquired mucocele that develops in the lacrimal sac. It is usually the result of nasolacrimal duct abnormalities or obstruction
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 375.43:
  • Cyst (mucus) (retention) (serous) (simple)
    • lacrimal
      • apparatus 375.43
      • gland or sac 375.12
  • Dacryocystocele 375.43
  • Dacryoma 375.43
  • Extrusion
    • lacrimal gland 375.43
  • Mucocele
    • lacrimal sac 375.43
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