Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 522.3
Abnormal hard tissue formation in pulp
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Abn hard tiss-tooth pulp.
  • ICD-9-CM 522.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 522.3 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2014 version of ICD-9-CM 522.3.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 522.3: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 522.3 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K04.3 Abnormal hard tissue formation in pulp
Approximate Synonyms
  • Abnl hard tissue formation in pulp
  • Abnormal hard tissue in formation of pulp (dental)
Applies To
  • Secondary or irregular dentin
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 522.3:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • hard tissue formation in pulp 522.3
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) 759.9
    • hard tissue formation in pulp 522.3
  • Dentin
    • irregular (in pulp) 522.3
    • secondary (in pulp) 522.3
  • Irregular, irregularity
    • dentin in pulp 522.3
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 522.3 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.