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    Default ICD-9 for Vitreomacular Traction?

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    I'm looking for a ICD-9 code for Vitreomacular Traction- any thought?

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    Default Re: Vitreomacular traction

    Here is the problem coding vitreomacular traction; it is a precursor condition that may develop into a macular hole or be evident as degenerative stage of Proliferative diabetic retinopathy otherwise as a "pseudocyst" it may resolve all by itself. The safest diagnosis is “other disorders of vitreous” ICD-9 379.29

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    The most recent code is 379.27.

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