ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 371.89

Corneal disorder NEC

Diagnosis Code 371.89

ICD-9: 371.89
Short Description: Corneal disorder NEC
Long Description: Other corneal disorders
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 371.89

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the sense organs (360–389)
    • Disorders of the eye and adnexa (360-379)
      • 371 Corneal opacity and other disorders of cornea

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Abnormal corneal reflex
  • Amyloid of cornea
  • Central topographic island
  • Chrysiasis of cornea
  • Clouding of corneal stroma
  • Cornea farinata
  • Corneal central stromal loss
  • Corneal decompensation
  • Corneal dendrite
  • Corneal endothelial plaque
  • Corneal epithelial defect
  • Corneal epithelial ingrowth
  • Corneal epithelium loose
  • Corneal exposure
  • Corneal filament
  • Corneal flap fold
  • Corneal flap macrostriae
  • Corneal flap microstriae
  • Corneal hypoxia
  • Corneal incision leaking
  • Corneal iron line anterior to filtering bleb
  • Corneal lesion
  • Corneal melting disorder
  • Corneal nerves inflamed
  • Corneal nerves thickened
  • Corneal peripheral stromal loss
  • Corneal pseudoguttata
  • Corneal reflex absent
  • Corneal reflex reduced
  • Corneal stromal wrinkles
  • Corneal subepithelial haze
  • Corneal subepithelial scar
  • Corneal thinning
  • Corneal warpage
  • Cutis laxa-corneal clouding-oligophrenia syndrome
  • Debris in corneal flap interface
  • Decentered corneal stromal ablation
  • Drug-induced disorder of cornea
  • Enlargement of corneal endothelial cells
  • Epitheliitis
  • Fluorescein staining of cornea
  • Hypertrophy of corneal epithelium
  • Inflammatory pseudoguttae
  • Left corneal reflex absent
  • Limbal guttering
  • Limbal guttering - simple
  • Limbal stem cell deficiency
  • Marginal corneal infiltrate
  • Pigment on corneal endothelium
  • Posterior crocodile shagreen of cornea
  • Posterior polymorphic plaques in cornea
  • Pseudo-gerontoxon
  • Retrocorneal fibrous membrane
  • Rheumatoid melting disorder of cornea
  • Right corneal reflex absent
  • Salmon patch cornea
  • Star figure at the macula
  • Vogt's limbal girdle
  • Vogt's limbal girdle, type I
  • Vogt's limbal girdle, type II

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Corneal Disorders

Your cornea is the outermost layer of your eye. It is clear and shaped like a dome. The cornea helps to shield the rest of the eye from germs, dust, and other harmful matter. It also helps your eye to focus. If you wear contact lenses, they float on top of your corneas.

Problems with the cornea include

  • Refractive errors
  • Allergies
  • Infections
  • Injuries
  • Dystrophies - conditions in which parts of the cornea lose clarity due to a buildup of cloudy material

Treatments of corneal disorders include medicines, corneal transplantation, and corneal laser surgery.

NIH: National Eye Institute

  • Cloudy cornea
  • Corneal injury
  • Corneal transplant
  • Corneal transplant - discharge
  • Corneal ulcers and infections
  • Fluorescein eye stain
  • Fuchs' dystrophy
  • Interstitial keratitis
  • Keratoconus

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