Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 527.5
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 527.5 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 527.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Submandibular sialolithiasis
Clinical Information
  • Calculi occurring in a salivary gland. Most salivary gland calculi occur in the submandibular gland, but can also occur in the parotid gland and in the sublingual and minor salivary glands
Applies To
  • Calculus of salivary gland or duct
  • Stone of salivary gland or duct
  • Sialodocholithiasis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 527.5 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM K11.5 Sialolithiasis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 527.5:
  • Calculus, calculi, calculous 592.9
    • parotid gland 527.5
    • salivary (duct) (gland) 527.5
    • Stensen's duct 527.5
    • sublingual duct or gland 527.5
    • submaxillary duct, gland, or region 527.5
    • Wharton's duct 527.5
  • Concretion - see also Calculus
    • salivary gland (any) 527.5
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • salivary duct (any) 527.8
      • with calculus 527.5
    • submaxillary gland 527.8
      • with calculus 527.5
  • Ptyalolithiasis 527.5
  • Sialodocholithiasis 527.5
  • Sialolithiasis 527.5
  • Stone(s) - see also Calculus
    • salivary duct or gland (any) 527.5
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