Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 527.7
Disturbance of salivary secretion
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Salivary secretion dis.
  • ICD-9-CM 527.7 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 527.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Aptyalism
  • Dry mouth
  • Salivary secretion disturbance
Clinical Information
  • An oral condition in which salivary flow is reduced.
  • Dry mouth. It occurs when the body is not able to make enough saliva.
  • Dryness of the mouth due to salivary gland secretion dysfunction.
Applies To
  • Hyposecretion
  • Ptyalism
  • Sialorrhea
  • Xerostomia
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 527.7 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K11.7 Disturbances of salivary secretion
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R68.2 Dry mouth, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 527.7:
  • Aptyalism 527.7
  • Asialia 527.7
  • Deficiency, deficient
    • salivation 527.7
    • secretion
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Zagari's (xerostomia) 527.7
  • Disturbance - see also Disease
    • salivary secretion 527.7
  • Dry, dryness - see also condition
    • mouth 527.7
  • Excess, excessive, excessively
    • salivation (see also Ptyalism) 527.7
  • Hypersalivation (see also Ptyalism) 527.7
  • Hypersecretion
    • salivary gland (any) 527.7
  • Hyposecretion
    • salivary gland (any) 527.7
  • Polysialia 527.7
  • Ptyalism 527.7
  • Salivation (excessive) (see also Ptyalism) 527.7
  • Sialaporia 527.7
  • Sialorrhea (see also Ptyalism) 527.7
  • Xerostomia 527.7
  • Zagari's disease (xerostomia) 527.7
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