Non-specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 473
Chronic sinusitis
  • There are 6 ICD-9-CM codes below 473 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
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473 Includes
  • abscess (chronic) of sinus (accessory) (nasal)
  • empyema (chronic) of sinus (accessory) (nasal)
  • infection (chronic) of sinus (accessory) (nasal)
  • suppuration (chronic) of sinus (accessory) (nasal)
473 Excludes
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