Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 053.11
Geniculate herpes zoster
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 053.11 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 053.11 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Herpes zoster auricularis
  • Ramsey hunt syndrome
Applies To
  • Herpetic geniculate ganglionitis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 053.11 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B02.21 Postherpetic geniculate ganglionitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 053.11:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Hunt's
      • dyssynergia cerebellaris myoclonica 334.2
      • herpetic geniculate ganglionitis 053.11
  • Ganglionitis
    • herpes zoster 053.11
    • herpetic geniculate (Hunt's syndrome) 053.11
  • Herpes, herpetic 054.9
    • geniculate ganglionitis 053.11
  • Hunt's
    • neuralgia 053.11
    • syndrome (herpetic geniculate ganglionitis) 053.11
      • dyssynergia cerebellaris myoclonica 334.2
  • Neuralgia, neuralgic (acute) (see also Neuritis) 729.2
    • Hunt's 053.11
  • Neuritis (see also Neuralgia) 729.2
    • geniculate ganglion 351.1
      • due to herpes 053.11
  • Postherpetic neuralgia (intercostal) (syndrome) (zoster) 053.19
    • geniculate ganglion 053.11
  • Ramsay Hunt syndrome (herpetic geniculate ganglionitis) 053.11
    • meaning dyssynergia cerebellaris myoclonica 334.2
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Hunt's (herpetic geniculate ganglionitis) 053.11
      • dyssynergia cerebellaris myoclonica 334.2
    • posttherpetic (neuralgia) (zoster) 053.19
      • geniculate ganglion 053.11
      • ophthalmica 053.19
    • Ramsay Hunt's
      • dyssynergia cerebellaris myoclonica 334.2
      • herpetic geniculate ganglionitis 053.11
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 053.11 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.