Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 388.60
Otorrhea, unspecified
  • Short description: Otorrhea NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 388.60 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 388.60 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 388.60.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 388.60: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat otorrhea
  • Bilateral otorrhea
  • Both sides otorrhea (ear condition)
  • Left otorrhea
  • Otorrhea
  • Right otorrhea
Applies To
  • Discharging ear NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 388.60 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H92.10 Otorrhea, unspecified ear
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 388.60:
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