Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 524.37
Excessive interocclusal distance of teeth
  • Short description: Exces interocclusl-teeth.
  • ICD-9-CM 524.37 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 524.37 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: 524.37 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M26.37 Excessive interocclusal distance of fully erupted teeth
Approximate Synonyms
  • Excessive interocclusal distance of fully erupted teeth
Applies To
  • Excessive intermaxillary vertical dimension
  • Loss of occlusal vertical dimension
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 524.37:
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) 759.9
  • Excess, excessive, excessively
    • intermaxillary vertical dimension 524.37
    • interocclusal distance of teeth 524.37
  • Loss
    • occusal vertical dimension 524.37
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