Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 382.3
Unspecified chronic suppurative otitis media
  • Short description: CHR SUP OTITIS MEDIA NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 382.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 382.3 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 382.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H66.3X9 Other chronic suppurative otitis media, unspecified ear
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat chronic suppurative otitis media
  • Bilateral chronic purulent otitis media
  • Both sides chronic suppurative otitis media
  • Chronic purulent otitis media
  • Chronic suppurative otitis media
  • Left chronic purulent otitis media
  • Left chronic suppurative otitis media
  • Otitis media (middle ear infection), chronic with pus
  • Otitis media, chronic purulent
  • Right chronic purulent otitis media
  • Right chronic suppurative otitis media
382.3 Excludes
  • tuberculous otitis media (017.4)
Applies To
  • Chronic purulent otitis media
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 382.3:
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