Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 383.20
Petrositis, unspecified
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 383.20 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 383.20 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: 383.20 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H70.209 Unspecified petrositis, unspecified ear
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat petrositis
  • Bilateral petrositis
  • Both sides petrositis (ear condition)
  • Left petrositis
  • Petrositis
  • Right petrositis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 383.20:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • bone (subperiosteal) (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.0
      • accessory sinus (chronic) (see also Sinusitis) 473.9
      • acute 730.0
      • chronic or old 730.1
      • jaw (lower) (upper) 526.4
      • mastoid - see Mastoiditis, acute
      • petrous (see also Petrositis) 383.20
      • spinal (tuberculous) (see also Tuberculosis) 015.0 [730.88]
  • Caries (bone) (see also Tuberculosis, bone) 015.9 [730.8]
    • petrous bone 383.20
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • petrous bone (see also Petrositis) 383.20
  • Osteitis (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.2
    • petrous bone (see also Petrositis) 383.20
  • Osteomyelitis (general) (infective) (localized) (neonatal) (purulent) (pyogenic) (septic) (staphylococcal) (streptococcal) (suppurative) (with periostitis) 730.2
    • petrous bone (see also Petrositis) 383.20
  • Petrositis 383.20
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