Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 526.4
Inflammatory conditions of jaw
  • Short description: Inflammation of jaw.
  • ICD-9-CM 526.4 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 526.4 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 526.4.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 526.4: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abscess of hard palate
  • Abscess of jaw
  • Abscess of mandible
  • Abscess of masticator space of mouth
  • Abscess of maxilla
  • Acute nonsuppurative osteitis of jaw
  • Acute osteitis of jaw
  • Acute osteomyelitis of jaw
  • Acute osteomyelitis of mandible
  • Acute osteomyelitis of mandible (jaw condition)
  • Acute osteomyelitis of maxilla
  • Acute periostitis of jaw
  • Acute suppurative alveolar periostitis
  • Chronic abscess of jaw
  • Chronic abscess of mandible
  • Chronic abscess of maxilla
  • Chronic jaw abscess
  • Chronic nonsuppurative osteitis of jaw
  • Chronic ossifying alveolar periostitis
  • Chronic osteitis of jaw
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of jaw
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of mandible
  • Chronic osteomyelitis of maxilla
  • Chronic periostitis of jaw
  • Garr?©'s osteomyelitis of the mandible
  • Garr?©'s osteomyelitis of the maxilla
  • Garres osteomyelitis of mandible
  • Garres osteomyelitis of maxilla
  • Giant cell hyaline angiopathy
  • Hard palate abscess
  • Inflammatory conditions of jaws
  • Inflammatory disorder of jaw
  • Inflammatory jaw disorder
  • Jaw abscess
  • Jaw disorder, abscess
  • Jaw disorder, acute osteomyelitis
  • Jaw disorder, acute periostitis
  • Jaw disorder, chronic abscess
  • Jaw disorder, chronic osteitis
  • Jaw disorder, chronic periostitis
  • Jaw disorder, inflammatory
  • Jaw disorder, neonatal osteomyelitis
  • Jaw disorder, odontogenic infection
  • Jaw disorder, osteomyelitis
  • Jaw disorder, periostitis
  • Jaw disorder, sequestrum
  • Masticator space abscess
  • Neonatal osteomyelitis of jaw
  • Nonsuppurative osteitis of jaw
  • Odontogenic infection of jaw
  • Osteomyelitis of garre, mandible
  • Osteomyelitis of garre, maxilla
  • Osteomyelitis of jaw
  • Osteomyelitis of mandible
  • Osteomyelitis of maxilla
  • Osteomyelitis of maxilla, chronic
  • Periostitis of jaw
  • Sequestrum of jaw
  • Sequestrum of jaw bone
  • Sequestrum of the mandible
  • Sequestrum of the maxilla
  • Suppurative osteomyelitis of jaw
  • Suppurative periostitis of jaw
526.4 Excludes
Applies To
  • Abscess of jaw (acute) (chronic) (suppurative)
  • Osteitis of jaw (acute) (chronic) (suppurative)
  • Osteomyelitis (neonatal) of jaw (acute) (chronic) (suppurative)
  • Periostitis of jaw (acute) (chronic) (suppurative)
  • Sequestrum of jaw bone
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 526.4 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M27.2 Inflammatory conditions of jaws
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 526.4:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • bone (subperiosteal) (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.0
      • accessory sinus (chronic) (see also Sinusitis) 473.9
      • acute 730.0
      • chronic or old 730.1
      • jaw (lower) (upper) 526.4
      • mastoid - see Mastoiditis, acute
      • petrous (see also Petrositis) 383.20
      • spinal (tuberculous) (see also Tuberculosis) 015.0 [730.88]
    • jaw (bone) (lower) (upper) 526.4
    • malar 526.4
    • maxilla, maxillary 526.4
      • molar (tooth) 522.5
      • premolar 522.5
      • sinus (chronic) (see also Sinusitis, maxillary) 473.0
    • palate (soft) 528.3
      • hard 526.4
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Magitot's 526.4
  • Empyema (chest) (diaphragmatic) (double) (encapsulated) (general) (interlobar) (lung) (medial) (necessitatis) (perforating chest wall) (pleura) (pneumococcal) (residual) (sacculated) (streptococcal) (supradiaphragmatic) 510.9
    • maxilla, maxillary 526.4
      • sinus (chronic) (see also Sinusitis, maxillary) 473.0
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • jaw (bone) (acute) (chronic) (lower) (subacute) (upper) 526.4
    • maxilla, maxillary 526.4
      • sinus (chronic) (see also Sinusitis, maxillary) 473.0
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • jaw (acute) (bone) (chronic) (lower) (suppurative) (upper) 526.4
    • maxilla, maxillary 526.4
      • sinus (chronic) (see also Sinusitis, maxillary) 473.0
  • Necrosis, necrotic
  • Osteitis (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.2
    • jaw (acute) (chronic) (lower) (neonatal) (suppurative) (upper) 526.4
  • Osteomyelitis (general) (infective) (localized) (neonatal) (purulent) (pyogenic) (septic) (staphylococcal) (streptococcal) (suppurative) (with periostitis) 730.2
    • jaw (acute) (chronic) (lower) (neonatal) (suppurative) (upper) 526.4
  • Periostitis (circumscribed) (diffuse) (infective) 730.3
    • jaw (lower) (upper) 526.4
  • Sequestrum
    • bone (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.1
      • jaw 526.4
    • jaw bone 526.4
  • Suppuration, suppurative - see also condition
    • maxilla, maxillary 526.4
      • sinus (chronic) (see also Sinusitis, maxillary) 473.0
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