Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 523.3
Aggressive and acute periodontitis
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 4 ICD-9-CM codes below 523.3 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
523.3 Excludes
Applies To
  • Acute:
    • pericementitis
    • pericoronitis
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