Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 380.50
Acquired stenosis of external ear canal unspecified as to cause
  • Short description: Acq stenos ear canal NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 380.50 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 380.50 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 380.50.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 380.50: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acquired external ear canal stenosis
  • Acquired stenosis of external ear canal
  • Bilat acquired external ear canal stenosis
  • Bilateral acquired stenosis of external ear canals
  • Both sides acquired external ear canal stenosis
  • Left acquired external ear canal stenosis
  • Left acquired stenosis of external ear canal
  • Right acquired external ear canal stenosis
  • Right acquired stenosis of external ear canal
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 380.50 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H61.309 Acquired stenosis of external ear canal, unspecified, unspecified ear
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H61.399 Other acquired stenosis of external ear canal, unspecified ear
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 380.50:
  • Collapse 780.2
  • Constriction
    • canal, ear (see also Stricture, ear canal, acquired) 380.50
  • Deformity 738.9
    • auditory canal (congenital) (external) (see also Deformity, ear) 744.3
      • acquired 380.50
  • Narrowing
    • auditory canal (external) (see also Stricture, ear canal, acquired) 380.50
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • canal, ear (see also Stricture, ear canal, acquired) 380.50
  • Stenosis (cicatricial) - see also Stricture
  • Stricture (see also Stenosis) 799.89
    • auditory canal (congenital) (external) 744.02
      • acquired (see also Stricture, ear canal, acquired) 380.50
    • meatus
      • ear (congenital) 744.02
        • acquired (see also Stricture, ear canal, acquired) 380.50
      • osseous (congenital) (ear) 744.03
        • acquired (see also Stricture, ear canal, acquired) 380.50
      • urinarius (see also Stricture, urethra) 598.9
    • osseous meatus (congenital) (ear) 744.03
      • acquired (see also Stricture, ear canal, acquired) 380.50
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