Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 379.59
Other irregularities of eye movements
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 379.59 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 379.59 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: 379.59 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H55.89 Other irregular eye movements
Approximate Synonyms
  • Abnormal lateral conjugate gaze
  • Abnormal spontaneous eye movements
  • Abnormal vertical conjugate gaze
  • Body movements associated with eye movement
  • Cogwheel eye movements
  • Convergence manifest squint,diverge intersection of vis axes
  • Convergent microtropia
  • Divergent microtropia
  • Downdrift of eyes
  • Downward conjugate gaze
  • Drift on horizontal movement of eyes
  • Eye movement disorder, neurologic
  • Hemi-seesaw nystagmus
  • Inappropriate saccades
  • Irregular eye movements
  • Limited ocular motility
  • Macrosaccadic oscillations
  • Macrosquare-wave jerks of eye
  • Monocular movements in coma
  • Neurologic disorder of eye movements
  • Ocular bobbing
  • Ocular dipping
  • Ocular dysmetria
  • Ocular flutter
  • Opsoclonia
  • Opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome
  • Ping-pong gaze
  • Repeated rapid eye movement sleep interruptions
  • Reverse ocular bobbing
  • Reverse ocular dipping
  • Spontaneous eye movements associated with monocular visual loss
  • Staring
  • Superior oblique click on eye movement
  • Unilateral ocular fixation
  • Updrift of eyes
  • Vergence on vertical movement of eyes
  • Vertical doll's head reflex absent
  • Vestibulo-ocular input on whole body rotation
  • Vestibulo-ocular reflex absent
Applies To
  • Opsoclonus
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 379.59:
  • Irregular, irregularity
    • eye movements NEC 379.59
  • Opsoclonia 379.59
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