Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 784.99
Other symptoms involving head and neck
  • Short description: Head & neck symptoms NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 784.99 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 784.99 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 784.99.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 784.99: 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilateral tonsillar swelling
  • Blowing nose ineffectual
  • Breath smells unpleasant
  • Bridge of nose abnormally high
  • Bulging tympanic membrane
  • Choking
  • Choking attacks
  • Choking due to airways obstruction
  • Choking sensation
  • Chronic mouth breathing
  • Clearing throat - hawking
  • Clicking sensation in larynx
  • Complaining of a head symptom
  • Complaining of a neck symptom
  • Complaining of postnasal drip
  • Concerned about shape of nose
  • Difficulty moving lips symmetrically
  • Difficulty moving tongue symmetrically
  • Dribbling from one side of mouth
  • Drink comes down nose
  • Ear pressure sensation
  • Ear symptom
  • Ear, nose and throat symptoms
  • Ear/nose/throat symptom
  • Enlargement of neck
  • Feeling of throat tightness
  • Fetor hepaticus
  • Flaring of alae nasi
  • Food comes down nose
  • Food goes down wrong way
  • Foreign body swallowed sensation
  • Garlic breath
  • Halitosis
  • Halitosis (bad breath)
  • Head and neck symptom
  • Head or neck symptoms
  • Head tilt
  • Ketotic breath
  • Laryngeal mobility limited following radiotherapy
  • Lead breath
  • Limited jaw protrusion
  • Mouth breathing
  • Mouth breathing with nasal obstruction
  • Nasal discharge present
  • Nasal regurgitation
  • Nasal symptom
  • Nasal symptoms OS
  • Nose symptoms
  • O/E-breath offensive-halitosis
  • Obligatory mouth breathing
  • On examination - breath - alcohol smell
  • On examination - breath musty - hepatic
  • On examination - breath offensive-halitosis
  • On examination - breath smell
  • On examination - breath smell unpleasant
  • On examination - breath sweet - acetone
  • On examination - breath urinose - uremic
  • On examination - laryngeal signs
  • On examination - mouth breathing
  • On examination - nasal discharge
  • On examination - nasal discharge-foul smell
  • On examination - parotid swelling
  • On examination - sublingual swelling
  • On examination - submandibular swelling
  • On examination - tonsils hyperemic
  • Onion breath
  • Pain of nose
  • Photoptarmosis
  • Problem blowing nose
  • Reverse sneezing
  • Sensation of foreign body in throat
  • Severely limited jaw protrusion
  • Smell of alcohol on breath
  • Sneezing
  • Sneezing symptom
  • Sniffles
  • Swelling of left tonsil
  • Swelling of right tonsil
  • Swelling of tonsil
  • Symptom of head and neck region
  • Tenderness of head and neck region
  • Throat clearing
  • Tongue asymmetrical
  • Transient clearing of nasal airway
  • Unable to move lips symmetrically
  • Unable to move tongue symmetrically
  • Uremic breath
  • Variation in patency of nasal airway
784.99 Excludes
  • foreign body in throat (933.0)
Applies To
  • Choking sensation
  • Feeling of foreign body in throat
  • Halitosis
  • Mouth breathing
  • Sneezing
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 784.99 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R06.5 Mouth breathing
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R06.7 Sneezing
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R06.89 Other abnormalities of breathing
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R19.6 Halitosis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 784.99:
  • Bad
    • breath 784.99
  • Breath
    • foul 784.99
  • Breathing
    • mouth 784.99
  • Choking sensation 784.99
  • Deglutition
    • paralysis 784.99
  • Feeling of foreign body in throat 784.99
  • Fetid
    • breath 784.99
  • Foreign body
    • feeling of, in throat 784.99
    • throat, feeling of 784.99
  • Foul breath 784.99
  • Halitosis 784.99
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) 344.9
    • deglutition 784.99
  • Runny nose 784.99
  • Scratchy throat 784.99
  • Sensation
    • choking 784.99
  • Sneezing 784.99
  • Sternutation 784.99
  • Symptoms, specified (general) NEC 780.99
    • head and neck NEC 784.99
    • larynx NEC 784.99
    • throat NEC 784.99
    • tonsil NEC 784.99
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