Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 529.3
Hypertrophy of tongue papillae
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Hypertroph tongue papill.
  • ICD-9-CM 529.3 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 529.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Tongue papillae hypertrophy
Applies To
  • Black hairy tongue
  • Coated tongue
  • Hypertrophy of foliate papillae
  • Lingua villosa nigra
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 529.3 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K14.3 Hypertrophy of tongue papillae
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 529.3:
  • Anthracosis (lung) (occupational) 500
    • lingua 529.3
  • Black
    • hairy tongue 529.3
  • Coated tongue 529.3
  • Glossophytia 529.3
  • Glossotrichia 529.3
  • Hairy black tongue 529.3
  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
    • papillae
  • Lingua
    • nigra (villosa) 529.3
  • Strawberry
    • tongue (red) (white) 529.3
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 529.3 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.