Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 471.8
Other polyp of sinus
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 471.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 471.8 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: 471.8 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM J33.8 Other polyp of sinus
Approximate Synonyms
  • Frontal sinus polyp
  • Herniated polyp of maxillary sinus
  • Maxillary sinus polyp
  • Nasal sinus polyposis
  • Polyp of ethmoidal sinus
  • Polyp of maxillary sinus
  • Polyp of nasal sinus
  • Polyp of sphenoidal sinus
  • Polyp, maxillary sinus
  • Polyp, nasal sinus
  • Polyp, sphenoid sinus
  • Sphenoid sinus polyp
Applies To
  • Polyp of sinus:
    • accessory
    • ethmoidal
    • maxillary
    • sphenoidal
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 471.8:
  • Polyp, polypus
    • accessory sinus 471.8
    • antrum 471.8
    • ethmoidal (sinus) 471.8
    • frontal (sinus) 471.8
    • maxillary (sinus) 471.8
    • sinus (accessory) (ethmoidal) (frontal) (maxillary) (sphenoidal) 471.8
    • sphenoidal (sinus) 471.8
    • turbinate, mucous membrane 471.8
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