Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 380.81
Exostosis of external ear canal
  • Short description: Exostosis ext ear canal.
  • ICD-9-CM 380.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 380.81 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: 380.81 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H61.819 Exostosis of external canal, unspecified ear
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat external ear canal exostosis
  • Bilateral exostosis of external ear canals
  • Both sides external ear canal exostoses
  • External ear canal exostosis
  • Left exostosis of external ear canal
  • Left external ear canal exostosis
  • Right exostosis of external ear canal
  • Right external ear canal exostosis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 380.81:
  • Exostosis 726.91
    • ear canal, external 380.81
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