2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H74.4

Polyp of middle ear

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • H74.4 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM H74.4 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H74.4 - other international versions of ICD-10 H74.4 may differ.
The following code(s) above H74.4 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to H74.4:
  • H60-H95
    2020 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
  • H74
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H74

    Other disorders of middle ear mastoid

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    Other disorders of middle ear mastoid
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to H74.4:
  • Type 1 Excludes: D14.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D14.0

    Benign neoplasm of middle ear, nasal cavity and accessory sinuses

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Benign neoplasm of cartilage of nose
    Type 1 Excludes
    • benign neoplasm of auricular canal (external) (D22.2-, D23.2-)
    • benign neoplasm of bone of ear (D16.4)
    • benign neoplasm of bone of nose (D16.4)
    • benign neoplasm of cartilage of ear (D21.0)
    • benign neoplasm of ear (external)(skin) (D22.2-, D23.2-)
    • benign neoplasm of nose NOS (D36.7)
    • benign neoplasm of skin of nose (D22.39, D23.39)
    • benign neoplasm of olfactory bulb (D33.3)
    • benign neoplasm of posterior margin of septum and choanae (D10.6)
    • polyp of accessory sinus (J33.8)
    • polyp of ear (middle) (H74.4)
    • polyp of nasal (cavity) (J33.-)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to H74.4:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H74.4
H74.32 Partial loss of ear ossicles
H74.321 …… right ear
H74.322 …… left ear
H74.323 …… bilateral
H74.329 …… unspecified ear
H74.39 Other acquired abnormalities of ear ossicles
H74.391 Other acquired abnormalities of right ear ossicles
H74.392 Other acquired abnormalities of left ear ossicles
H74.393 …… bilateral
H74.399 …… unspecified ear
H74.4 Polyp of middle ear
H74.40 …… unspecified ear
H74.41 Polyp of right middle ear
H74.42 Polyp of left middle ear
H74.43 …… bilateral
H74.8 Other specified disorders of middle ear and mastoid
H74.8X Other specified disorders of middle ear and mastoid
H74.8X1 Other specified disorders of right middle ear and mastoid
H74.8X2 Other specified disorders of left middle ear and mastoid
H74.8X3 …… bilateral
H74.8X9 …… unspecified ear

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