Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 743.45
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 743.45 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 743.45 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Congenital aniridia
Clinical Information
  • A congenital abnormality in which there is only a rudimentary iris. This is due to the failure of the optic cup to grow. Aniridia also occurs in a hereditary form, usually autosomal dominant
  • A rare genetic inherited abnormality characterized by the partial or complete absence of the iris of the eye
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 743.45 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM Q13.1 Absence of iris
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 743.45:
  • Absence (organ or part) (complete or partial)
    • iris (congenital) 743.45
  • Agenesis - see also Absence, by site, congenital
    • iris (dilator fibers) 743.45
  • Aniridia (congenital) 743.45
  • Aplasia - see also Agenesis
    • iris 743.45
  • Irideremia 743.45
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