Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 524.59
Other dentofacial functional abnormalities
  • Short description: Dentofac funct abnor NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 524.59 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 524.59 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).
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 524.59.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 524.59: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 524.59 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M26.59 Other dentofacial functional abnormalities
Approximate Synonyms
  • Abnl breathing or swallowing due to dentofacial dysfunction
  • Abnormal breathing or swallowing
  • Abnormal breathing or swallowing due to dentofacial dysfunction
  • Abnormal deglutition
  • Bimaxillary proclination
  • Buccal crossbite
  • Deflection on mandibular opening
  • Dribbling from mouth
  • Long face syndrome
  • Malocclusion due to abnormal swallowing
  • Malocclusion due to biting habits
  • Malocclusion due to lip habit
  • Malocclusion due to mouth breathing
  • Malocclusion due to object habits
  • Malocclusion due to sucking habits
  • Malocclusion due to tongue habits
  • Mandibular coronoid process impingement
  • Tongue swallowing
  • Tongue thrust disorder
  • Tongue thrusting
  • Tongue thrusting when swallowing, abnormal persistence beyond early childhood
  • Tooth chattering
Applies To
  • Abnormal swallowing
  • Mouth breathing
  • Sleep postures
  • Tongue, lip, or finger habits
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 524.59:
  • Breathing
    • mouth 784.99
      • causing malocclusion 524.59
  • Malocclusion (teeth) 524.4
    • due to
      • abnormal swallowing 524.59
      • accessory teeth (causing crowding) 524.31
      • dentofacial abnormality NEC 524.89
      • impacted teeth (causing crowding) 520.6
      • missing teeth 524.30
      • mouth breathing 524.59
      • sleep postures 524.59
      • supernumerary teeth (causing crowding) 524.31
      • thumb sucking 524.59
      • tongue, lip, or finger habits 524.59
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