ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 743.43

Cong corneal opacit NEC

Diagnosis Code 743.43

ICD-9: 743.43
Short Description: Cong corneal opacit NEC
Long Description: Other corneal opacities, congenital
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 743.43

Code Classification
  • Congenital anomalies (740–759)
    • Congenital anomalies (740-759)
      • 743 Congenital anomalies of eye

Information for Medical Professionals

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Synonyms
  • Anterior embryotoxon
  • Congenital arcus juvenilis
  • Congenital corneal keloid
  • Congenital corneal opacity
  • Congenital corneal opacity not interfering with vision
  • Congenital corneal opacity without visual deficit
  • Posterior embryotoxon

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 743.43 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Arcus (cornea)
      • juvenilis 743.43
        • interfering with vision 743.42
    • Embryotoxon 743.43
      • interfering with vision 743.42
    • Macula
      • cornea, corneal
        • congenital 743.43
          • interfering with vision 743.42
    • Melanosis 709.09
      • cornea (presenile) (senile) 371.12
        • congenital 743.43
          • interfering with vision 743.42
        • prenatal 743.43
          • interfering with vision 743.42
    • Nebula, cornea (eye) 371.01
      • congenital 743.43
        • interfering with vision 743.42
    • Opacity, opacities
      • cornea 371.00
        • congenital 743.43
          • interfering with vision 743.42

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