Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 474.10
Hypertrophy of tonsil with adenoids
  • Short description: Hypertrophy T and A.
  • ICD-9-CM 474.10 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 474.10 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Hypertrophy (enlargement) of tonsil and adenoid
  • Hypertrophy of both palatine AND pharyngeal tonsils
  • Hypertrophy of tonsil and adenoid
  • Hypertrophy of tonsils AND adenoids
  • Tonsil and adenoid hypertrophy
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 474.10 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM J35.3 Hypertrophy of tonsils with hypertrophy of adenoids
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 474.10:
  • Enlargement, enlarged - see also Hypertrophy
    • adenoids 474.12
      • and tonsils 474.10
    • tonsils 474.11
      • and adenoids 474.10
  • Hyperplasia, hyperplastic
    • adenoids (lymphoid tissue) 474.12
      • and tonsils 474.10
    • tonsil (lymphoid tissue) 474.11
      • and adenoids 474.10
  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
    • adenoids (infectional) 474.12
      • and tonsils (faucial) (infective) (lingual) (lymphoid) 474.10
    • tonsil (faucial) (infective) (lingual) (lymphoid) 474.11
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