2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 522
Diseases of pulp and periapical tissues
- There are 10 ICD-9-CM codes below 522 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
- Inflammation of the dental pulp
- Inflammation of the dental pulp, usually due to bacterial infection in dental caries, tooth fracture, or other conditions causing exposure of the pulp to bacterial invasion. Chemical irritants, thermal factors, hyperemic changes, and other factors may also cause pulpitis