Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 381.0
Acute nonsuppurative otitis media
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 7 ICD-9-CM codes below 381.0 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
381.0 Excludes
  • otitic barotrauma (993.0)
Applies To
  • Acute tubotympanic catarrh
  • Otitis media, acute or subacute:
    • catarrhal
    • exudative
    • transudative
    • with effusion
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