Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 386.11
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Benign parxysmal vertigo.
  • ICD-9-CM 386.11 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 386.11 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
  • Bilateral benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
  • Both sides benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
  • Left benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
  • Right benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
  • Vertigo (spinning sensation), benign positional
  • Vertigo, benign paroxysmal positional
Applies To
  • Benign paroxysmal positional nystagmus
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 386.11 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H81.13 Benign paroxysmal vertigo, bilateral
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 386.11:
  • Nystagmus 379.50
    • benign paroxysmal positional 386.11
    • positional
      • benign paroxysmal 386.11
      • central 386.2
  • Vertigo 780.4
    • benign paroxysmal positional 386.11
    • paroxysmal positional, benign 386.11
    • positional
      • benign paroxysmal 386.11
      • malignant 386.2
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