Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 527.6
Mucocele of salivary gland
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Salivary gland mucocele.
  • ICD-9-CM 527.6 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 527.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Extravasation cyst of salivary gland
  • Left parotid cyst
  • Parotid cyst
  • Ranula
  • Right parotid cyst
  • Salivary extravasation cyst
  • Salivary gland mucocele
  • Salivary mucocele or ranula
  • Salivary ranula
Applies To
  • Mucous:
    • extravasation cyst of salivary gland
    • retention cyst of salivary gland
  • Ranula
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 527.6 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K11.6 Mucocele of salivary gland
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 527.6:
  • Cyst (mucus) (retention) (serous) (simple)
    • parotid gland 527.6
      • mucous extravasation or retention 527.6
    • ranular 527.6
    • salivary gland or duct 527.6
      • mucous extravasation or retention 527.6
    • sublingual gland 527.6
      • mucous extravasation or retention 527.6
    • submaxillary gland 527.6
      • mucous extravasation or retention 527.6
  • Mucocele
    • salivary gland (any) 527.6
  • Ranula 527.6
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