2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 950
Injury to optic nerve and pathways
- There are 5 ICD-9-CM codes below 950 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
- Injuries to the optic nerve induced by a trauma to the face or head. These may occur with closed or penetrating injuries. Relatively minor compression of the superior aspect of orbit may also result in trauma to the optic nerve. Clinical manifestations may include visual loss, papilledema, and an afferent pupillary defect