Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 527.4
Fistula of salivary gland
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Salivary gland fistula.
  • ICD-9-CM 527.4 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 527.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Salivary gland fistula
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by an abnormal communication between a salivary gland and another organ or anatomic site.
  • A fistula between a salivary duct or gland and the cutaneous surface of the oral cavity.
  • An abnormal communication between a salivary gland and another organ or anatomic site.
527.4 Excludes
  • congenital fistula of salivary gland (750.24)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 527.4 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K11.4 Fistula of salivary gland
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 527.4:
  • Fistula (sinus) 686.9
    • parotid (gland) 527.4
    • salivary duct or gland 527.4
    • sublingual gland 527.4
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