Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 993.0
Barotrauma, otitic
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 993.0 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 993.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Aero-otitis media
  • Effects of high altitude on ears
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 993.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T70.0XXA Otitic barotrauma, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 993.0:
  • Aero-otitis media 993.0
  • Aerotitis 993.0
  • Aviators
    • ear 993.0
  • Barotitis 993.0
  • Barotrauma 993.2
    • otitic 993.0
  • Deafness (acquired) (complete) (congenital) (hereditary) (middle ear) (partial) 389.9
    • aviation 993.0
  • Effect, adverse NEC
  • High
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 993.0 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.