Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 527.3
Abscess of salivary gland
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Salivary gland abscess.
  • ICD-9-CM 527.3 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 527.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Salivary gland abscess
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 527.3 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K11.3 Abscess of salivary gland
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 527.3:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • parotid (duct) (gland) 527.3
    • salivary duct or gland 527.3
    • sublingual 528.3
      • gland 527.3
    • submandibular (region) (space) (triangle) 682.0
      • gland 527.3
    • submaxillary (region) 682.0
      • gland 527.3
    • submental (pyogenic) 682.0
      • gland 527.3
  • Cellulitis (diffuse) (with lymphangitis) (see also Abscess) 682.9
    • submandibular (region) (space) (triangle) 682.0
      • gland 527.3
    • submaxillary 528.3
      • gland 527.3
    • submental (pyogenic) 682.0
      • gland 527.3
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