Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 478.1
Other diseases of nasal cavity and sinuses
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 2 ICD-9-CM codes below 478.1 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
478.1 Excludes
  • varicose ulcer of nasal septum (456.8)
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