Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 381.52
Chronic Eustachian salpingitis
  • Short description: Chr eustachian salping.
  • ICD-9-CM 381.52 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 381.52 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 381.52.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 381.52: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 381.52 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H68.029 Chronic Eustachian salpingitis, unspecified ear
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat chronic eustachian salpingitis
  • Bilateral chronic Eustachian salpingitis
  • Both sides chronic eustachian salpingitis
  • Chronic eustachian salpingitis
  • Chronic eustachian tube salpingitis
  • Left chronic eustachian salpingitis
  • Right chronic eustachian salpingitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 381.52:
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • Eustachian tube (catarrhal) 381.50
  • Rhinosalpingitis 381.50
    • chronic 381.52
  • Salpingitis (catarrhal) (fallopian tube) (nodular) (pseudofollicular) (purulent) (septic) (see also Salpingo-oophoritis) 614.2
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