Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 461.0
Acute maxillary sinusitis
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Ac maxillary sinusitis.
  • ICD-9-CM 461.0 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 461.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Recurrent acute maxillary sinusitis
Applies To
  • Acute antritis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 461.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM J01.00 Acute maxillary sinusitis, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 461.0:
  • Antritis (chronic) 473.0
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • antral (chronic) 473.0
      • acute 461.0
  • Rhinoantritis (chronic) 473.0
    • acute 461.0
  • Sinusitis (accessory) (nasal) (hyperplastic) (nonpurulent) (purulent) (chronic) 473.9
    • maxillary 473.0
      • acute 461.0
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 461.0 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.