Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 524.9
Unspecified dentofacial anomalies
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Dentofacial anomaly NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 524.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 524.9 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 524.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 524.9: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 524.9 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M26.9 Dentofacial anomaly, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acquired deformity of mandible
  • Anomaly of mandible
  • Congenital anomaly of mandible
  • Continuity defect of mandible
  • Dentofacial anomaly
  • Dentofacial deformity
  • Dentofacial functional anomaly
  • Jaw anomaly
  • Jaw oral deformity
  • Mandible anomaly
  • Mandible continuity defect
  • Mandibular anomaly
  • Maxilla anomaly
  • Maxillary anomaly
  • Oral deformity of mandible or maxilla
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 524.9:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • dentofacial NEC 524.9
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) 759.9
    • dentofacial NEC 524.9
  • Deformity 738.9
    • jaw (acquired) (congenital) NEC 524.9
      • due to intrauterine malposition and pressure 754.0
    • maxilla (acquired) (congenital) 524.9
  • Impaired, impairment (function)
    • mastication 524.9
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