Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 388.32
Objective tinnitus
  • ICD-9-CM 388.32 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 388.32 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).
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 388.32.
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 388.32 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H93.19 Tinnitus, unspecified ear
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat objective pulsatile tinnitus
  • Bilat objective tinnitus
  • Bilateral objective pulsatile tinnitus
  • Bilateral objective tinnitus
  • Both sides objective pulsatile tinnitus
  • Both sides objective tinnitus
  • Left objective pulsatile tinnitus
  • Left objective tinnitus
  • Objective pulsatile tinnitus
  • Pulsatile tinnitus, objective
  • Right objective pulsatile tinnitus
  • Right objective tinnitus
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 388.32:
  • Tinnitus (aurium) 388.30
    • audible 388.32
    • objective 388.32
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