Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 461.3
Acute sphenoidal sinusitis
  • Short description: AC SPHENOIDAL SINUSITIS.
  • ICD-9-CM 461.3 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 461.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 461.3.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Acute sphenoid sinusitis
  • Recurrent acute sphenoid sinusitis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 461.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM J01.30 Acute sphenoidal sinusitis, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 461.3:
  • Sinusitis (accessory) (nasal) (hyperplastic) (nonpurulent) (purulent) (chronic) 473.9
    • sphenoidal 473.3
      • acute 461.3
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