Billable Medical Code for Dacryocystitis, Unspecified
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 375.30
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 375.30.
The Short Description Is: Dacryocystitis NOS.
Dacryocystitis is also known as bilat dacryocystitis, bilateral dacryocystitis, dacryocystitis, dacryocystitis both eyes, l dacryocystitis, left dacryocystitis, r dacryocystitis, and right dacryocystitis.
Dacryocystitis Definition and Symptoms
Dacryocystitis is the inflammation and/or infection of the lacrimal sac (tear duct). Symptoms include pain, redness and swelling of the inner corner of the eye, pus or discharge from the tear duct, fever, and tearing of the eye. Chronic tear duct blockage usually has no pain, redness, or swelling associated.