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- Optic neuritis is inflammation of the optic nerve. Usually causes Blindness, one eye. Most cases result from demyelinating disease (like Multiple sclerosis).
- Optic neuritis is inflammation of the optic nerve, caused by damage to and loss of the protective sheath (myelin) surrounding this nerve that is so vital for good vision. Demyelinating optic neuritis is another term for this eye condition. Vision symptoms from optic neuritis can include blurring and blind spots.
Alternate ICD10s to consider coding instead or in addition
- Disorder of the optic nerve or neural visual pathways, NOS
- Blindness, one eye
- Neuromyelitis optica (Devic's disease)
Candidate Combined ICD10 codes
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