Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 382.9
Unspecified otitis media
  • Short description: Otitis media NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 382.9 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 382.9 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 382.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 382.9: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute left persistent otitis media
  • Acute otitis media
  • Acute otitis media (middle ear infection)
  • Acute persistent otitis media
  • Acute right otitis media
  • Bilat acute otitis media
  • Bilat chronic otitis media
  • Bilat chronic otitis media status post pe tubes
  • Bilat ear infection
  • Bilat otitis media
  • Bilat otitis media w eardrum rupture
  • Bilat persistent acute otitis media
  • Bilat recurrent otitis media
  • Bilateral acute otitis media
  • Bilateral chronic otitis media
  • Bilateral chronic otitis media after insertion of tympanic ventilation tube
  • Bilateral ear infections
  • Bilateral otitis media
  • Bilateral perforation of tympanic membranes due to otitis media
  • Bilateral persistent acute otitis media
  • Bilateral recurrent otitis media
  • Both sides acute otitis media
  • Both sides chronic otitis media
  • Both sides chronic otitis media status post pe tubes
  • Both sides ear infection
  • Both sides otitis media (ear condition)
  • Both sides otitis media with eardrum ruptures
  • Both sides persistent acute otitis media
  • Both sides recurrent otitis media
  • Chronic otitis media
  • Chronic otitis media after insertion of tympanic ventilation tube
  • Chronic otitis media status post pe tubes
  • H1N1 influenza w otitis media
  • H1N1 influenza with otitis media
  • Influenza A w otitis media
  • Influenza A with otitis media
  • Influenza w otitis media
  • Influenza with otitis media
  • Left acute otitis media
  • Left chronic otitis media
  • Left chronic otitis media after insertion of tympanic ventilation tube
  • Left chronic otitis media status post pe tubes
  • Left ear infection
  • Left otitis media
  • Left otitis media w eardrum rupture
  • Left otitis media with eardrum rupture
  • Left perforation of tympanic membrane due to otitis media
  • Left persistent acute otitis media
  • Left recurrent otitis media
  • Otitis media
  • Otitis media (middle ear infection)
  • Otitis media (middle ear infection) , after PE tubes
  • Otitis media (middle ear infection) , persistent
  • Otitis media (middle ear infection), acute
  • Otitis media (middle ear infection), chronic
  • Otitis media (middle ear infection), ear drum rupture
  • Otitis media (middle ear infection), multiple episodes
  • Otitis media due to H1N1 influenza
  • Otitis media due to influenza
  • Otitis media due to influenza A
  • Otitis media w eardrum rupture
  • Otitis media, acute
  • Otitis media, chronic
  • Otitis media, recurrent
  • Perforation of tympanic membrane due to otitis media
  • Persistent acute otitis media
  • Recurrent acute otitis media
  • Recurrent otitis media
  • Recurrent right otitis media
  • Right acute otitis media
  • Right acute persistent otitis media
  • Right chronic otitis media
  • Right chronic otitis media after insertion of tympanic ventilation tube
  • Right chronic otitis media status post pe tubes
  • Right ear infection
  • Right otitis media
  • Right otitis media w eardrum rupture
  • Right otitis media with ear drum rupture
  • Right otitis media with eardrum rupture
  • Right persistent acute otitis media
  • Right recurrent otitis media
Applies To
  • Otitis media:
    • NOS
    • acute NOS
    • chronic NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 382.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H66.90 Otitis media, unspecified, unspecified ear
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 382.9:
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