Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 380.53
Acquired stenosis of external ear canal secondary to inflammation
  • Short description: Stenosis ear d/t inflam.
  • ICD-9-CM 380.53 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 380.53 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 380.53.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 380.53: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acquired stenosis of external ear canal secondary to inflammation and infection
  • Bilat postinfectious external ear canal stenosis
  • Bilat postinflammatory external ear canal stenosis
  • Bilateral acquired stenosis of external ear canals secondary to inflammation and infection
  • Bilateral postinfectious stenosis of external ear canals
  • Both sides postinfectious external ear canal stenosis
  • Left acquired stenosis of external ear canal secondary to inflammation and infection
  • Left postinfectious external ear canal stenosis
  • Left postinfectious stenosis of external ear canal
  • Left postinflammatory external ear canal stenosis
  • Postinfectious external ear canal stenosis
  • Postinflammatory external ear canal stenosis
  • Postinflammatory external ear canals stenosis
  • Right acquired stenosis of external ear canal secondary to inflammation and infection
  • Right postinfectious external ear canal stenosis
  • Right postinfectious stenosis of external ear canal
  • Right postinflammatory external ear canal stenosis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 380.53 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H61.329 Acquired stenosis of external ear canal secondary to inflammation and infection, unspecified ear
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 380.53:
  • Collapse 780.2
  • Stenosis (cicatricial) - see also Stricture
  • Stricture (see also Stenosis) 799.89
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