Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 380.89
Other disorders of external ear
  • Short description: Dis external ear NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 380.89 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 380.89 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 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 380.89.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 380.89: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 380.89 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H61.899 Other specified disorders of external ear, unspecified ear
Approximate Synonyms
  • Absence of ear canal
  • Aural scar
  • Bilat external ear canal lesion
  • Bilat external ear canal polyp
  • Bilateral external ear canal lesions
  • Bilateral external ear canal polyps
  • Both sides external ear canal lesions
  • Both sides external ear canal polyps
  • Debris in ear canal
  • Endaural scar
  • External ear canal lesion
  • External ear canal polyp
  • Fresh blood in external ear canal
  • Hairy ear
  • Left external ear canal lesion
  • Left external ear canal polyp
  • Lesion of ear canal
  • Lesion of external auditory canal
  • Lesion of external ear
  • Osteoradionecrosis of external auditory canal
  • Pinnal calcification
  • Polyp of external auditory meatus
  • Polyp, external ear canal
  • Post-radiation stenosis of external auditory canal
  • Right external ear canal lesion
  • Right external ear canal polyp
  • Stenosis of external auditory canal
  • Vesicles in ear canal
  • Weathered ears
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 380.89:
  • Calcification
    • auricle (ear) 380.89
  • Caries (bone) (see also Tuberculosis, bone) 015.9 [730.8]
    • external meatus 380.89
  • Cicatrix (adherent) (contracted) (painful) (vicious) 709.2
    • auricle 380.89
  • Disorder - see also Disease
  • Fistula (sinus) 686.9
    • canal, ear 380.89
    • ear (canal) (external) 380.89
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