Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 477.2
Allergic rhinitis due to animal (cat)(dog) hair and dander
  • Short description: Allerg rhinitis-cat/dog.
  • ICD-9-CM 477.2 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 477.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2010 version of ICD-9-CM 477.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 477.2: 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Allergic rhinitis (nose confestion) animal hair/dander
  • Allergic rhinitis (nose congestion) animal hair/dander
  • Allergic rhinitis due to animal dander
  • Allergic rhinitis due to animal hair or dander
  • Allergic rhinitis due to animals
  • Allergy to animal hair
  • Dander allergy
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 477.2 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM J30.81 Allergic rhinitis due to animal (cat) (dog) hair and dander
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 477.2:
  • Allergy, allergic (reaction) 995.3
    • animal (cat) (dog) (epidermal) 477.8
      • dander 477.2
      • hair 477.2
    • dander, animal (cat) (dog) 477.2
    • hair, animal (cat) (dog) 477.2
  • Fever 780.60
    • hay (allergic) (with rhinitis) 477.9
      • with
        • asthma (bronchial) (see also Asthma) 493.0
      • due to
        • dander, animal (cat) (dog) 477.2
        • dust 477.8
        • fowl 477.8
        • hair, animal (cat) (dog) 477.2
        • pollen, any plant or tree 477.0
        • specified allergen other than pollen 477.8
  • Hay
    • fever (allergic) (with rhinitis) 477.9
      • with asthma (bronchial) (see also Asthma) 493.0
      • allergic, due to grass, pollen, ragweed, or tree 477.0
      • conjunctivitis 372.05
      • due to
        • dander, animal (cat) (dog) 477.2
        • dust 477.8
        • fowl 477.8
        • hair, animal (cat) (dog) 477.2
        • pollen 477.0
        • specified allergen other than pollen 477.8
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