Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 520.5
Hereditary disturbances in tooth structure, not elsewhere classified
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Heredit tooth struct NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 520.5 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 520.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Hereditary disturbances in tooth structure
Applies To
  • Amelogenesis imperfecta
  • Dentinogenesis imperfecta
  • Odontogenesis imperfecta
  • Dentinal dysplasia
  • Shell teeth
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 520.5 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K00.5 Hereditary disturbances in tooth structure, not elsewhere classified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 520.5:
  • Amelogenesis imperfecta 520.5
    • nonhereditaria (segmentalis) 520.4
  • Brown enamel of teeth (hereditary) 520.5
  • Defect, defective 759.9
    • dentin (hereditary) 520.5
  • Dentin
    • opalescent 520.5
  • Dentinogenesis imperfecta 520.5
  • Disturbance - see also Disease
    • tooth
      • eruption 520.6
      • formation 520.4
      • structure, hereditary NEC 520.5
  • Dysplasia - see also Anomaly
    • dentinal 520.5
  • Hypoplasia, hypoplasis 759.89
    • cementum 520.4
      • hereditary 520.5
    • enamel of teeth (neonatal) (postnatal) (prenatal) 520.4
      • hereditary 520.5
  • Odontogenesis imperfecta 520.5
  • Opalescent dentin (hereditary) 520.5
  • Shell
    • teeth 520.5
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