2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J33.8

Other polyp of sinus

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • J33.8 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM J33.8 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of J33.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 J33.8 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Accessory polyp of sinus
  • Ethmoidal polyp of sinus
  • Maxillary polyp of sinus
  • Sphenoidal polyp of sinus
The following code(s) above J33.8 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 J33.8:
  • J00-J99
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range J00-J99

    Diseases of the respiratory system

    Note
    • When a respiratory condition is described as occurring in more than one site and is not specifically indexed, it should be classified to the lower anatomic site (e.g. tracheobronchitis to bronchitis in J40).
    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)
    • smoke inhalation (T59.81-)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Use Additional
    • code, where applicable, to identify:
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)
    Diseases of the respiratory system
  • J33
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J33

    Nasal polyp

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • adenomatous polyps (D14.0)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify:
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)
    Nasal polyp
Approximate Synonyms
  • Polyp of maxillary sinus
  • Polyp of nasal sinus
  • Polyp of sphenoidal sinus
  • Polyp, maxillary sinus
  • Polyp, nasal sinus
  • Polyp, sphenoid sinus
Clinical Information
  • A polyp that arises from the paranasal sinus mucosa. Causes include allergic rhinitis, chronic sinusitis, and cystic fibrosis. It is characterized by the presence of edematous tissue infiltrated by inflammatory cells, including eosinophils.
ICD-10-CM J33.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 154 Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses with mcc
  • 155 Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses with cc
  • 156 Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert J33.8 to ICD-9-CM

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
Code annotations containing back-references to J33.8:
  • 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 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 J33.8:
  • Polyp, polypus
    • accessory sinus J33.8
    • antrum J33.8
    • ethmoidal J33.8 (sinus)
    • frontal J33.8 (sinus)
    • maxillary J33.8 (sinus)
    • sinus J33.8 (accessory) (ethmoidal) (frontal) (maxillary) (sphenoidal)
    • sphenoidal J33.8 (sinus)
    • turbinate, mucous membrane J33.8

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To J33.8
J32.0 Chronic maxillary sinusitis
J32.1 Chronic frontal sinusitis
J32.2 Chronic ethmoidal sinusitis
J32.3 Chronic sphenoidal sinusitis
J32.4 Chronic pansinusitis
J32.8 Other chronic sinusitis
J32.9 Chronic sinusitis, unspecified
J33 Nasal polyp
J33.0 Polyp of nasal cavity
J33.1 Polypoid sinus degeneration
J33.8 Other polyp of sinus
J33.9 Nasal polyp, unspecified
J34 Other and unspecified disorders of nose and nasal sinuses
J34.0 Abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of nose
J34.1 Cyst and mucocele of nose and nasal sinus
J34.2 Deviated nasal septum
J34.3 Hypertrophy of nasal turbinates
J34.8 Other specified disorders of nose and nasal sinuses
J34.81 Nasal mucositis (ulcerative)
J34.89 Other specified disorders of nose and nasal sinuses
J34.9 Unspecified disorder of nose and nasal sinuses

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.