Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 377.75
Cortical blindness
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 377.75 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 377.75 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: 377.75 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H47.619 Cortical blindness, unspecified side of brain
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cortical blindness from left side of brain
  • Cortical blindness from right side of brain
  • Cortical blindness, L brain
  • Cortical blindness, left brain
  • Cortical blindness, R brain
  • Cortical blindness, right brain
Clinical Information
  • Total loss of vision in all or part of the visual field due to bilateral occipital lobe (i.e., visual cortex) damage or dysfunction. Anton syndrome is characterized by the psychic denial of true, organic cortical blindness. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p460)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 377.75:
  • Blindness (acquired) (congenital) (both eyes) 369.00
    • cortical 377.75
  • Cortical - see also condition
    • blindness 377.75
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