Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V41.5
Problems with smell and taste
  • Short description: Smell and taste problem.
  • ICD-9-CM V41.5 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 V41.5 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 V41.5.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V41.5: 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V41.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM R43.9 Unspecified disturbances of smell and taste
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V41.5:
  • Problem (with) V49.9
    • smell V41.5
    • taste V41.5
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