Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 385.22
Impaired mobility of other ear ossicles
  • Short description: Ankylosis ear ossicl NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 385.22 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 385.22 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 385.22.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 385.22: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Ankylosis of ear ossicles
  • Bilat ankylosis of ear ossicles
  • Bilateral ossicular ankylosis
  • Both sides ankylosis of ear ossicles
  • Impaired mobility of ear ossicles, except malleus
  • Left ankylosis of ear ossicles
  • Left ossicular ankylosis
  • Ossicular ankylosis
  • Right ankylosis of ear ossicles
  • Right ossicular ankylosis
Applies To
  • Ankylosis of ear ossicles, except malleus
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 385.22 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H74.319 Ankylosis of ear ossicles, unspecified ear
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 385.22:
  • Ankylosis (fibrous) (osseous) 718.50
    • ear ossicle NEC 385.22
    • incostapedial joint (infectional) 385.22
  • Fixation
    • stapes 385.22
      • deafness (see also Deafness, conductive) 389.04
  • Impaired, impairment (function)
    • mobility
      • ear ossicles NEC 385.22
      • incostapedial joint 385.22
      • malleus 385.21
  • Narrowing
    • ear, middle 385.22
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