Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 381.3
Other and unspecified chronic nonsuppurative otitis media
  • Short description: Chr nonsup OM NOS/NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 381.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 381.3 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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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 381.3: 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 381.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H65.499 Other chronic nonsuppurative otitis media, unspecified ear
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat chronic allergic otitis media
  • Bilat chronic nonsuppurative otitis media
  • Bilateral chronic allergic otitis media
  • Bilateral chronic nonsuppurative otitis media
  • Both sides chronic allergic otitis media
  • Both sides chronic nonsuppurative otitis media
  • Chronic allergic otitis media
  • Chronic exudative otitis media
  • Chronic nonsuppurative otitis media
  • Chronic non-suppurative otitis media
  • Chronic non-suppurative otitis media with effusion - mucoid
  • Chronic non-suppurative otitis media without effusion
  • Chronic otitis media
  • Chronic seromucinous otitis media
  • Left chronic allergic otitis media
  • Left chronic nonsuppurative otitis media
  • Otitis media (middle ear infection) , chronic
  • Right chronic allergic otitis media
  • Right chronic nonsuppurative otitis media
  • Subacute transudative otitis media
  • Tympanic atelectasis
Applies To
  • Otitis media, chronic:
    • allergic
    • exudative
    • secretory
    • seromucinous
    • transudative
    • with effusion
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 381.3:
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