Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 388.11
Acoustic trauma (explosive) to ear
  • Short description: Acoustic trauma.
  • ICD-9-CM 388.11 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 388.11 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).
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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 388.11: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 388.11 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H91.8X9 Other specified hearing loss, unspecified ear
Applies To
  • Otitic blast injury
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 388.11:
  • Blast
    • injury 869.0
      • with open wound into cavity 869.1
      • abdomen or thorax - see Injury, internal, by site
      • brain (see also Concussion, brain) 850.9
        • with skull fracture - see Fracture, skull
      • ear (acoustic nerve trauma) 951.5
        • with perforation, tympanic membrane - see Wound, open, ear, drum
      • lung (see also Injury, internal, lung) 861.20
      • otitic (explosive) 388.11
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