Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 386.2
Vertigo of central origin
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Central origin vertigo.
  • ICD-9-CM 386.2 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 386.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Central vertigo
  • Vertigo, central origin
Applies To
  • Central positional nystagmus
  • Malignant positional vertigo
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 386.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H81.49 Vertigo of central origin, unspecified ear
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 386.2:
  • Nystagmus 379.50
    • central positional 386.2
    • positional
      • benign paroxysmal 386.11
      • central 386.2
  • Vertigo 780.4
    • central origin 386.2
    • cerebral 386.2
    • malignant positional 386.2
    • positional
      • benign paroxysmal 386.11
      • malignant 386.2
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 386.2 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.