Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 380.23
Other chronic otitis externa
  • Short description: Chr otitis externa NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 380.23 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 380.23 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 380.23.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 380.23: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat chronic noninfectious otitis externa
  • Bilat chronic otitis externa
  • Bilateral chronic eczema of external auditory canal
  • Bilateral chronic non-infective otitis externa
  • Bilateral chronic otitis externa
  • Both sides chronic noninfectious otitis externa
  • Both sides chronic otitis externa
  • Chronic allergic otitis externa
  • Chronic bacterial otitis externa
  • Chronic bilat eczematoid otitis externa
  • Chronic eczema of external auditory canal
  • Chronic eczema of left external auditory canal
  • Chronic eczema of right external auditory canal
  • Chronic eczematoid otitis externa
  • Chronic irritant otitis externa
  • Chronic left eczematoid otitis externa
  • Chronic noninfectious otitis externa
  • Chronic non-infective otitis externa
  • Chronic otitis externa
  • Chronic otitis externa due to aspergillosis
  • Chronic radiation otitis externa
  • Chronic right eczematoid otitis externa
  • Chronic seborrheic otitis externa
  • Chronic traumatic otitis externa
  • Chronic viral otitis externa
  • Left chronic noninfectious otitis externa
  • Left chronic non-infective otitis externa
  • Left chronic otitis externa
  • Otitis externa (ear canal infection), chronic
  • Right chronic noninfectious otitis externa
  • Right chronic non-infective otitis externa
  • Right chronic otitis externa
Applies To
  • Chronic otitis externa NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 380.23 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H60.60 Unspecified chronic otitis externa, unspecified ear
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H60.8X1 Other otitis externa, right ear
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H60.90 Unspecified otitis externa, unspecified ear
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 380.23:
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