Billable Medical Code for Sympathetic Uveitis
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 360.11
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 360.11.
Uveitis is also known as bilat sympathetic uveitis, bilateral sympathetic uveitis, L sympathetic uveitis, left sympathetic uveitis, R sympathetic uveitis, right sympathetic uveitis, and sympathetic uveitis both eyes.
Uveitis Definition and Symptoms
Uveitis is when the uvea (the middle layer of the eye) becomes inflamed. Many things can be responsible for this condition, some of the most common are autoimmune disorders, eye injuries, certain types of caner, inflammatory disorders, infections, as well as viruses. Symptoms include eye pain, blurred vision, floating spots in your vision (floaters), light sensitivity, and eye redness.