Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 382.3
Unspecified chronic suppurative otitis media
  • Short description: Chr sup otitis media NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 382.3 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 382.3 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 382.3.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 382.3: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat chronic suppurative otitis media
  • Bilateral chronic purulent otitis media
  • Both sides chronic suppurative otitis media
  • Chronic purulent otitis media
  • Chronic suppurative otitis media
  • Left chronic purulent otitis media
  • Left chronic suppurative otitis media
  • Otitis media (middle ear infection), chronic with pus
  • Otitis media, chronic purulent
  • Right chronic purulent otitis media
  • Right chronic suppurative otitis media
382.3 Excludes
  • tuberculous otitis media (017.4)
Applies To
  • Chronic purulent otitis media
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 382.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H66.3X9 Other chronic suppurative otitis media, unspecified ear
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 382.3:
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