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ICD-10-CM Code G45.3
Amaurosis fugax

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

G45.3 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of amaurosis fugax. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code G453 is used to code Amaurosis fugax

Amaurosis fugax (Latin fugax meaning fleeting, Greek amaurosis meaning darkening, dark, or obscure) is a painless transient monocular visual loss (i.e., loss of vision in one eye that is not permanent).

Specialty: Neurology
MeSH Code: D020757
ICD 9 Code: 362.34

The arteries of the choroid and iris. The greater part of the sclera has been removed.

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #123 - Neurological eye disorders.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'G45.3 - Amaurosis fugax'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code G45.3. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Transient retinal arterial occlusion (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code G45.3 and a single ICD9 code, 362.34 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: G45 - Transient cerebral ischemic attacks and related syndromes

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