Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 993.0
Barotrauma otitic
  • Short description: Barotrauma, otitic.
  • ICD-9-CM 993.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 993.0 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: 993.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T70.0XXA Otitic barotrauma, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Diving barotrauma
  • DIVING BAROTRAUMA (disorder)
  • Otitic barotrauma
Applies To
  • Aero-otitis media
  • Effects of high altitude on ears
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 993.0:
  • Aero-otitis media 993.0
  • Aerotitis 993.0
  • Aviators
    • ear 993.0
  • Barotitis 993.0
  • Barotrauma 993.2
    • otitic 993.0
  • Deafness (acquired) (complete) (congenital) (hereditary) (middle ear) (partial) 389.9
    • aviation 993.0
  • Effect, adverse NEC
  • High
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