2018/2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H65.05

Acute serous otitis media, recurrent, left ear

The following code(s) above H65.05 contain annotation back-references
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  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
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  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to H65.05:
  • H60-H95
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range H60-H95

    Diseases of the ear and mastoid process

    • Use an external cause code following the code for the ear condition, if applicable, to identify the cause of the ear condition
    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the ear and mastoid process
  • H65
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H65

    Nonsuppurative otitis media

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • nonsuppurative otitis media with myringitis
    Use Additional
    • code for any associated perforated tympanic membrane (H72.-)
    Nonsuppurative otitis media
  • H65.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H65.0

    Acute serous otitis media

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Acute and subacute secretory otitis
    Acute serous otitis media
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM H65.05 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):

Convert H65.05 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H65.05
H62.8X2 Other disorders of left external ear in diseases classified elsewhere
H62.8X3 …… bilateral
H62.8X9 …… unspecified ear
H65 Nonsuppurative otitis media
H65.0 Acute serous otitis media
H65.00 …… unspecified ear
H65.01 …… right ear
H65.02 …… left ear
H65.03 …… bilateral
H65.04 …… recurrent, right ear
H65.05 …… recurrent, left ear
H65.06 …… recurrent, bilateral
H65.07 …… recurrent, unspecified ear
H65.1 Other acute nonsuppurative otitis media
H65.11 Acute and subacute allergic otitis media (mucoid) (sanguinous) (serous)
H65.111 …… right ear
H65.112 …… left ear
H65.113 …… bilateral
H65.114 …… recurrent, right ear
H65.115 …… recurrent, left ear
H65.116 …… recurrent, bilateral

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