Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 385.35
Diffuse cholesteatosis of middle ear and mastoid
  • Short description: Diffuse cholesteatosis.
  • ICD-9-CM 385.35 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 385.35 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: 385.35 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H71.33 Diffuse cholesteatosis, bilateral
Disease Synonyms
  • Diffuse cholesteatosis bilat ear
  • Diffuse cholesteatosis bilateral ear
  • Diffuse cholesteatosis left ear
  • Diffuse cholesteatosis of bilateral middle ears
  • Diffuse cholesteatosis of left middle ear
  • Diffuse cholesteatosis of right middle ear
  • Diffuse cholesteatosis right ear
  • Left ear diffuse cholesteatosis
  • Right ear diffuse cholesteatosis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 385.35:
  • Cholesteatoma (ear) 385.30
    • diffuse 385.35
  • Cholesteatosis (middle ear) (see also Cholesteatoma) 385.30
    • diffuse 385.35
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