Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 381.01
Acute serous otitis media
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Ac serous otitis media.
  • ICD-9-CM 381.01 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 381.01 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute non-suppurative otitis media - serous (disorder)
  • Acute recurrent serous otitis media
  • Acute serous otitis media (middle ear infection)
  • Bilat acute recurrent serous otitis media
  • Bilat acute serous otitis media
  • Bilateral acute recurrent serous otitis media
  • Bilateral acute serous otitis media
  • Both sides acute recurrent serous otitis media
  • Both sides acute serous otitis media
  • Left acute recurrent serous otitis media
  • Left acute serous otitis media
  • Recurrent acute non-suppurative otitis media
  • Right acute recurrent serous otitis media
  • Right acute serous otitis media
Applies To
  • Acute or subacute secretory otitis media
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 381.01 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H65.00 Acute serous otitis media, unspecified ear
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 381.01:
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