Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 738.0
Acquired deformity of nose
  • Short description: ACQ NOSE DEFORMITY.
  • ICD-9-CM 738.0 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 738.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2008 version of ICD-9-CM 738.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 738.0: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acquired nasal deformity
  • Nasal deformity, acquired
738.0 Excludes
  • deflected of deviated nasal septum (470)
Applies To
  • Deformity of nose (acquired)
  • Overdevelopment of nasal bones
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 738.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M95.0 Acquired deformity of nose
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 738.0:
  • Absence (organ or part) (complete or partial)
    • nose (congenital) 748.1
      • acquired 738.0
  • Atresia, atretic (congenital) 759.89
    • nose, nostril 748.0
      • acquired 738.0
  • Bent
    • nose 738.0
  • Closure
    • nose (congenital) 748.0
      • acquired 738.0
  • Collapse 780.2
    • nose 738.0
  • Deformity 738.9
    • bone (acquired) NEC 738.9
      • congenital 756.9
      • turbinate 738.0
    • nose, nasal (cartilage) (acquired) 738.0
  • Depression 311
    • nose 738.0
  • Flattening
    • nose (congenital) 754.0
      • acquired 738.0
  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
  • Overdevelopment - see also Hypertrophy
    • nasal bones 738.0
  • Prominence
    • nose (congenital) 748.1
      • acquired 738.0
  • Saddle
  • Squashed nose 738.0
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