Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 520.6
Disturbances in tooth eruption
  • Short description: TOOTH ERUPTION DISTURB.
  • ICD-9-CM 520.6 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 520.6 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 520.6.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 520.6: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Disturbance in tooth eruption
  • Embedded tooth
  • Failure of tooth eruption associated with tooth impaction
  • Failure of tooth eruption w tooth impaction
  • Failure of tooth eruption with tooth impaction
  • Impacted teeth with abnormal position
  • Impacted tooth due to malposition
  • Impacted tooth, malposition
  • Impacted tooth, non-supranumerary
  • Neonatal teeth
  • Neonatal tooth
  • Nonsupranumerary impacted tooth
  • Tooth eruption disorder
520.6 Excludes
  • exfoliation of teeth (attributable to disease of surrounding tissues) (525.0-525.19)
Applies To
  • Teeth:
    • embedded
    • impacted
    • natal
    • neonatal
    • prenatal
    • primary [deciduous]:
      • persistent
      • shedding, premature
  • Tooth eruption:
    • late
    • obstructed
    • premature
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 520.6 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K00.6 Disturbances in tooth eruption
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K01.0 Embedded teeth
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K01.1 Impacted teeth
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 520.6:
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) 759.9
    • dentition 520.6
  • Deciduous tooth (retained) 520.6
  • Dentia praecox 520.6
  • Dentition 520.7
    • abnormal 520.6
    • anomaly 520.6
    • delayed 520.6
    • disorder of 520.6
    • precocious 520.6
    • retarded 520.6
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • dentition 520.6
  • Disturbance - see also Disease
    • tooth
      • eruption 520.6
      • formation 520.4
      • structure, hereditary NEC 520.5
  • Embedded tooth, teeth 520.6
  • Eruption
    • teeth, tooth
      • accelerated 520.6
      • delayed 520.6
      • difficult 520.6
      • disturbance of 520.6
      • in abnormal sequence 520.6
      • incomplete 520.6
      • late 520.6
      • natal 520.6
      • neonatal 520.6
      • obstructed 520.6
      • partial 520.6
      • persistent primary 520.6
      • premature 520.6
      • prenatal 520.6
  • Impaction, impacted
    • cuspid 520.6
    • dental 520.6
    • molar 520.6
    • tooth, teeth 520.6
  • Malocclusion (teeth) 524.4
    • due to
      • abnormal swallowing 524.59
      • accessory teeth (causing crowding) 524.31
      • dentofacial abnormality NEC 524.89
      • impacted teeth (causing crowding) 520.6
      • missing teeth 524.30
      • mouth breathing 524.59
      • sleep postures 524.59
      • supernumerary teeth (causing crowding) 524.31
      • thumb sucking 524.59
      • tongue, lip, or finger habits 524.59
  • Malposition
    • tooth, teeth 524.30
      • with impaction 520.6
  • Natal tooth, teeth 520.6
  • Neonatal - see also condition
    • teeth, tooth 520.6
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • tooth eruption 520.6
  • Persistence, persistent (congenital) 759.89
    • primary (deciduous)
      • teeth 520.6
      • vitreous hyperplasia 743.51
  • Prenatal
    • teeth 520.6
  • Retention, retained
    • deciduous tooth 520.6
  • Shedding
    • teeth, premature, primary (deciduous) 520.6
  • Teeth, tooth - see also condition
    • prenatal 520.6
  • Unerupted teeth, tooth 520.6
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