ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 743.33

Nuclear cataract

Diagnosis Code 743.33

ICD-9: 743.33
Short Description: Nuclear cataract
Long Description: Congenital nuclear cataract
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 743.33

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

Information for Medical Professionals

Convert to ICD-10 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 743.33 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Cataract (anterior cortical) (anterior polar) (black) (capsular) (central) (cortical) (hypermature) (immature) (incipient) (mature)� 366.9
      • anterior
        • and posterior axial embryonal 743.33
      • congenital 743.30
        • nuclear 743.33

Previous Code
Previous Code 743.32
Next Code
743.34 Next Code