Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 529.5
Plicated tongue
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 529.5 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 529.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
529.5 Excludes
  • fissure of tongue, congenital (750.13)
Applies To
  • Fissured tongue
  • Furrowed tongue
  • Scrotal tongue
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 529.5 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM K14.5 Plicated tongue
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 529.5:
  • Fissure, fissured
    • tongue (acquired) 529.5
  • Furrowed tongue 529.5
  • Grooved
  • Lingua
    • plicata 529.5
  • Plicated tongue 529.5
  • Scrotal tongue 529.5
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 529.5 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.