Specific code 2006 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 522.0
Pulpitis
  • ICD-9-CM 522.0 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 522.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2006 version of ICD-9-CM 522.0.
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Applies To
  • Pulpal:
    • abscess
    • polyp
  • Pulpitis:
    • acute
    • chronic (hyperplastic) (ulcerative)
    • suppurative
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 522.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K04.0 Pulpitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 522.0:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
  • Endodontitis 522.0
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
  • Odontomyelitis (closed) (open) 522.0
  • Polyp, polypus
    • dental 522.0
    • pulp (dental) 522.0
  • Pulpitis (acute) (anachoretic) (chronic) (hyperplastic) (putrescent) (suppurative) (ulcerative) 522.0
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