Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 744.29
Other specified anomalies of ear
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 744.29 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 744.29 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: 744.29 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q17.3 Other misshapen ear
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q17.4 Misplaced ear
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q17.5 Prominent ear
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q17.8 Other specified congenital malformations of ear
Disease Synonyms
  • Bat ear
  • Bilat congenital split ear lobe
  • Bilateral congenital split ear lobes
  • Both sides congenital split ear lobes
  • Congenital bilat split ear lobe
  • Congenital cystic ear
  • Congenital left split ear lobe
  • Congenital misshapen bilateral external ears
  • Congenital misshapen left external ear
  • Congenital misshapen right external ear
  • Congenital pointed ear
  • Congenital prominent auricle
  • Congenital ridge ear
  • Congenital right split ear lobe
  • Congenital split ear lobe
  • Congenital stenosis of external auditory canal
  • Cryptotia
  • Darwin's tubercle
  • Double auditory canal
  • Left congenital split ear lobe
  • Lop ears
  • Low set ears
  • Misplaced bilat ears
  • Misplaced bilateral ears
  • Misplaced ear
  • Misplaced left ear
  • Misplaced right ear
  • Misshapen bilat ears
  • Misshapen bilateral ears
  • Misshapen left ear
  • Misshapen right ear
  • Misshapened ear
  • Misshappen ear
  • Posteriorly rotated ear
  • Preauricular dimple
  • Prominent ear
  • Prominent ears
  • Right congenital split ear lobe
  • Vulcan ear
744.29 Excludes
Applies To
  • Bat ear
  • Darwin's tubercle
  • Pointed ear
  • Prominence of auricle
  • Ridge ear
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 744.29:
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