Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 381.7
Patulous Eustachian tube
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 381.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 381.7 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 381.7 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H69.00 Patulous Eustachian tube, unspecified ear
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat patulous eustachian tube
  • Bilateral patulous Eustachian tube
  • Both sides patulous eustachian tubes (ear condition)
  • Left patulous eustachian tube
  • Patulous eustachian tube
  • Right patulous eustachian tube
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 381.7:
  • Patent - see also Imperfect closure
    • Eustachian
  • Patulous - see also Patent
    • Eustachian tube 381.7
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 381.7 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 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.