Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 381.10
Chronic serous otitis media simple or unspecified
  • Short description: Chr serous OM simp/NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 381.10 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 381.10 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: 381.10 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H65.20 Chronic serous otitis media, unspecified ear
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat chronic serous otitis media
  • Bilateral chronic serous otitis
  • Both sides chronic serous otitis media
  • Chronic serous otitis media
  • Chronic tubotympanic catarrh
  • Left chronic serous otitis media
  • Otitis media (middle ear infection), chronic serous
  • Otitis media, chronic serous
  • Right chronic serous otitis media
  • Unilateral chronic serous otitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 381.10:
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