Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 529.0
Glossitis
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 529.0 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 529.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abscess of tongue
  • Glossitis (tongue inflammation)
  • Tongue abscess
529.0 Excludes
Applies To
  • Abscess of tongue
  • Ulceration (traumatic) of tongue
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 529.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K14.0 Glossitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 529.0:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • lingual 529.0
    • tongue (staphylococcal) 529.0
  • Aphthae, aphthous - see also condition
    • cachectic 529.0
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Fede's 529.0
    • Riga (-Fede) (cachectic aphthae) 529.0
  • Fede's disease 529.0
  • Gangrene, gangrenous (anemia) (artery) (cellulitis) (dermatitis) (dry) (infective) (moist) (pemphigus) (septic) (skin) (stasis) (ulcer) 785.4
    • glossitis 529.0
  • Gingivoglossitis 529.0
  • Glossitis 529.0
    • gangrenous 529.0
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • tongue NEC 529.0
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • tongue 529.0
  • Papillitis 377.31
    • tongue 529.0
  • Riga's disease (cachectic aphthae) 529.0
  • Riga-Fede disease (cachectic aphthae) 529.0
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative 707.9
    • tongue (traumatic) 529.0
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 529.0 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.