Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 743.44
Specified congenital anomalies of anterior chamber, chamber angle, and related structures
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 743.44 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 743.44 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: 743.44 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q13.4 Other congenital corneal malformations
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q13.81 Rieger's anomaly
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q15.0 Congenital glaucoma
Approximate Synonyms
  • Axenfeld anomaly
  • Axenfelds anomaly
  • Irido-corneo-trabecular dysgenesis
  • Irido-trabecular dysgenesis (disorder)
  • Peters anomaly
  • Reigers anomaly
  • Rieger eye malformation sequence
Clinical Information
  • Malformations of the anterior chamber of the eye and teeth with abnormalities involving the craniofacial structures, myotonic dystrophy, umbilical anomalies, and other variable defects. Psychomotor retardation occurs in some cases
Applies To
  • Anomaly:
    • Axenfeld's
    • Peters'
    • Rieger's
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 743.44:
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) 759.9
    • Axenfeld's 743.44
    • Peter's 743.44
    • Rieger's 743.44
  • Axenfeld's anomaly or syndrome 743.44
  • Malformation (congenital) - see also Anomaly
    • Rieger's 743.44
  • Rieger's anomaly or syndrome (mesodermal dysgenesis, anterior ocular segment) 743.44
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Axenfeld's 743.44
    • Rieger's (mesodermal dysgenesis, anterior ocular segment) 743.44
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