2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 478.20
Unspecified disease of pharynx
- Short description: Disease of pharynx NOS.
- ICD-9-CM 478.20 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 478.20 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 478.20: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM
converts approximately to:
- 2015/16 ICD-10-CM J39.2 Other diseases of pharynx
- Disease of nasopharynx
- Disorder of nasopharynx
- Disorder of pharynx
- Nasopharyngeal disease
- Pharyngeal disease
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index
entries containing back-references to 478.20
- Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
- pharynx 478.20
- throat 478.20