ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 374.34


Diagnosis Code 374.34

ICD-9: 374.34
Short Description: Blepharochalasis
Long Description: Blepharochalasis
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 374.34

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the sense organs
    • Disorders of the eye and adnexa (360-379)
      • 374 Other disorders of eyelids

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 374.34 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Blepharochalasis 374.34
      • congenital 743.62
    • Dermatolysis (congenital) (exfoliativa) 757.39
      • eyelids 374.34
      • palpebrarum 374.34
    • Fat
      • hernia, herniation 729.30
        • eyelid 374.34
        • orbit 374.34
        • retro-orbital 374.34
    • Hernia, hernial (acquired) (recurrent) 553.9
      • fat 729.30
        • eyelid 374.34
        • orbital 374.34
        • pad 729.30
          • eye, eyelid 374.34
          • orbit 374.34
      • orbital fat (pad) 374.34
    • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
      • fat pad 729.30
        • orbital 374.34
    • Pseudoptosis (eyelid) 374.34

Information for Patients

Eyelid Disorders

Your eyelids help protect your eyes. When you blink, your eyelids spread moisture over your eyes. Blinking also helps move dirt or other particles off the surface of the eye. You close your eyelids when you see something coming towards your eyes. This can help protect against injuries.

Like most other parts of your body, your eyelids can get infected, inflamed, or even develop cancer. There are also specific eyelid problems, including

  • Eyelids that turn in or out
  • Eyelids that droop
  • Abnormal blinking or twitching

Treatment of eyelid problems depends on the cause.

  • Blepharitis
  • Chalazion
  • Ectropion
  • Entropion
  • Eyelid bump
  • Eyelid drooping
  • Eyelid lift
  • Eyelid twitch
  • Oculoplastic procedures

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