2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H71.10

Cholesteatoma of tympanum, unspecified ear

The following code(s) above H71.10 contain annotation back-references
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that may be applicable to H71.10:
  • 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
  • H71
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H71

    Cholesteatoma of middle ear

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • cholesteatoma of external ear (H60.4-)
    • recurrent cholesteatoma of postmastoidectomy cavity (H95.0-)
    Cholesteatoma of middle ear
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM H71.10 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):

Convert H71.10 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H71.10
H70.91 …… right ear
H70.92 …… left ear
H70.93 …… bilateral
H71 Cholesteatoma of middle ear
H71.0 Cholesteatoma of attic
H71.00 …… unspecified ear
H71.01 …… right ear
H71.02 …… left ear
H71.03 …… bilateral
H71.1 Cholesteatoma of tympanum
H71.10 …… unspecified ear
H71.11 …… right ear
H71.12 …… left ear
H71.13 …… bilateral
H71.2 Cholesteatoma of mastoid
H71.20 …… unspecified ear
H71.21 …… right ear
H71.22 …… left ear
H71.23 …… bilateral
H71.3 Diffuse cholesteatosis
H71.30 …… unspecified ear

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