Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 380.10
Infective otitis externa, unspecified
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Infec otitis externa NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 380.10 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 380.10 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abscess of external ear
  • Acute noninfective otitis externa
  • Acute non-infective otitis externa
  • Acute otitis externa
  • Acute otitis externa (ear canal infection)
  • Bilat acute noninfective otitis externa
  • Bilat acute otitis externa
  • Bilat diffuse otitis externa
  • Bilat external ear abscess
  • Bilat external ear cellulitis
  • Bilat hemorrhagic otitis externa
  • Bilat infectious otitis externa
  • Bilat otitis externa
  • Bilateral acute non-infective otitis externa
  • Bilateral acute otitis externa
  • Bilateral diffuse otitis externa
  • Bilateral external ear abscesses
  • Bilateral external ear cellulitis
  • Bilateral hemorrhagic otitis externa
  • Bilateral infective otitis externa
  • Bilateral otitis externa
  • Both sides acute noninfective otitis externa
  • Both sides acute otitis externa
  • Both sides diffuse otitis externa
  • Both sides external ear abscesses
  • Both sides external ear cellulitis
  • Both sides hemorrhagic otitis externa
  • Both sides infectious otitis externa
  • Both sides otitis externa (ear condition)
  • Cellulitis of external ear
  • Diffuse otitis externa
  • External ear abscess
  • External ear cellulitis
  • Hemorrhagic otitis externa
  • Infectious otitis externa
  • Infective otitis externa
  • Left acute noninfective otitis externa
  • Left acute non-infective otitis externa
  • Left acute otitis externa
  • Left diffuse otitis externa
  • Left external ear abscess
  • Left external ear cellulitis
  • Left hemorrhagic otitis externa
  • Left infectious otitis externa
  • Left infective otitis externa
  • Left otitis externa
  • Otitis externa
  • Otitis externa (ear canal infection)
  • Otitis externa (ear canal infection), acute
  • Otitis externa (ear canal infection), infectious
  • Otitis externa, acute
  • Right acute noninfective otitis externa
  • Right acute non-infective otitis externa
  • Right acute otitis externa
  • Right diffuse otitis externa
  • Right external ear abscess
  • Right external ear cellulitis
  • Right hemorrhagic otitis externa
  • Right infectious otitis externa
  • Right infective otitis externa
  • Right otitis externa
Applies To
  • Otitis externa (acute):
    • NOS
    • circumscribed
    • diffuse
    • hemorrhagica
    • infective NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 380.10 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H60.00 Abscess of external ear, unspecified ear
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H60.10 Cellulitis of external ear, unspecified ear
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H60.319 Diffuse otitis externa, unspecified ear
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H60.329 Hemorrhagic otitis externa, unspecified ear
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H60.399 Other infective otitis externa, unspecified ear
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 380.10:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • auditory canal (external) 380.10
    • auricle (ear) (staphylococcal) (streptococcal) 380.10
    • ear
      • acute 382.00
      • external 380.10
      • inner 386.30
      • middle - see Otitis media
    • external auditory canal 380.10
  • Cellulitis (diffuse) (with lymphangitis) (see also Abscess) 682.9
    • auditory canal (external) 380.10
    • ear, external 380.10
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • auditory meatus (circumscribed) (diffuse) (external) (see also Otitis, externa) 380.10
    • auricle (ear) (see also Otitis, externa) 380.10
    • ear - see also Otitis
      • external (see also Otitis, externa) 380.10
      • inner (see also Labyrinthitis) 386.30
      • middle - see Otitis, media
    • external auditory canal (meatus) (see also Otitis, externa) 380.10
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • auditory meatus (external) (see also Otitis, externa) 380.10
    • ear - see also Otitis
      • external (see also Otitis, externa) 380.10
      • inner (see also Labyrinthitis) 386.30
      • middle - see Otitis media
  • Otitis 382.9
  • Suppuration, suppurative - see also condition
    • ear (middle) (see also Otitis media) 382.4
      • external (see also Otitis, externa) 380.10
      • internal 386.33
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