2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J34.89

Other specified disorders of nose and nasal sinuses

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • J34.89 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 J34.89 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of J34.89 - other international versions of ICD-10 J34.89 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Perforation of nasal septum NOS
  • Rhinolith
The following code(s) above J34.89 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 J34.89:
  • 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
  • J34
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J34

    Other and unspecified disorders of nose and nasal sinuses

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • varicose ulcer of nasal septum (I86.8)
    Other and unspecified disorders of nose and nasal sinuses
Approximate Synonyms
  • Dry nose
  • Lesion of nasal mucosa
  • Lesion of nasopharynx
  • Nasal cavity lesion
  • Nasal discharge
  • Nasal mucosa dry
  • Nasal obstruction
  • Nasal vestibulitis
  • Nasopharyngeal lesion
  • Obstruction of nose
  • Perforation of nasal septum
  • Rhinorrhea
Clinical Information
  • An opening or hole in the nasal septum that is caused by trauma, injury, drug use, or pathological process.
ICD-10-CM J34.89 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
  • 795 Normal newborn

Convert J34.89 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to J34.89:
  • Adhesions, adhesive (postinfective) K66.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K66.0

    Peritoneal adhesions (postprocedural) (postinfection)

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Adhesions (of) abdominal (wall)
    • Adhesions (of) diaphragm
    • Adhesions (of) intestine
    • Adhesions (of) male pelvis
    • Adhesions (of) omentum
    • Adhesions (of) stomach
    • Adhesive bands
    • Mesenteric adhesions
    Type 1 Excludes
    • female pelvic adhesions [bands] (N73.6)
    • peritoneal adhesions with intestinal obstruction (K56.5-)
    • nasal J34.89 (septum) (to turbinates)
  • Atresia, atretic
    • nose, nostril Q30.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q30.0

      Choanal atresia

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Atresia of nares (anterior) (posterior)
      • Congenital stenosis of nares (anterior) (posterior)
      • acquired J34.89
  • Atrophy, atrophic (of)
    • turbinate J34.89
  • Calculus, calculi, calculous
    • nose J34.89
  • Change(s) (in) (of) - see also Removal
  • Degeneration, degenerative
    • turbinate J34.89
  • Destruction, destructive - see also Damage
    • septum J34.89 (nasal)
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • nose J34.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J34.9

      Unspecified disorder of nose and nasal sinuses

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • specified NEC J34.89
    • sinus (nasal) J34.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J34.9

      Unspecified disorder of nose and nasal sinuses

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • specified NEC J34.89
  • Dry, dryness - see also condition
    • nose J34.89
  • Fistula (cutaneous) L98.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L98.8

    Other specified disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • nasal J34.89
    • nose J34.89
  • Hydrorrhea (nasal) J34.89
  • Hyperplasia, hyperplastic
    • nose
      • lymphoid J34.89
  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
    • nasal J34.89
      • alae J34.89
      • bone J34.89
      • cartilage J34.89
      • sinus J34.89
  • Impaction, impacted
    • turbinate J34.89
  • Lesion(s) (nontraumatic)
    • nose J34.89 (internal)
    • sinus J34.89 (accessory) (nasal)
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • nasal J34.89
    • nose J34.89
    • sinus J34.89 (accessory) (nasal)
  • Occlusion, occluded
  • Pain(s) R52
    - see also Painful
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R52

    Pain, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Acute pain NOS
    • Generalized pain NOS
    • Pain NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute and chronic pain, not elsewhere classified (G89.-)
    • localized pain, unspecified type - code to pain by site, such as:
    • abdomen pain (R10.-)
    • back pain (M54.9)
    • breast pain (N64.4)
    • chest pain (R07.1-R07.9)
    • ear pain (H92.0-)
    • eye pain (H57.1)
    • headache (R51)
    • joint pain (M25.5-)
    • limb pain (M79.6-)
    • lumbar region pain (M54.5)
    • pelvic and perineal pain (R10.2)
    • shoulder pain (M25.51-)
    • spine pain (M54.-)
    • throat pain (R07.0)
    • tongue pain (K14.6)
    • tooth pain (K08.8)
    • renal colic (N23)
    • pain disorders exclusively related to psychological factors (F45.41)
    • nasal J34.89
    • nose J34.89
  • Perforation, perforated (nontraumatic) (of)
  • Perichondritis
    • nose J34.89
  • Rhinolith J34.89 (nasal sinus)
  • Rhinomegaly J34.89
  • Rhinorrhea J34.89
  • Spur, bone - see also Enthesopathy
    • nose J34.89 (septum)
  • Stenosis, stenotic (cicatricial) - see also Stricture
    • nares (anterior) (posterior) J34.89
  • Stricture - see also Stenosis
    • nares (anterior) (posterior) J34.89
    • nose J34.89
    • nostril (anterior) (posterior) J34.89
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
    • turbinate J34.89
  • Vacuum, in sinus J34.89 (accessory) (nasal)
  • Vestibulitis (ear) H83.0
    - see also subcategory
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H83.0

    Labyrinthitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • nose J34.89 (external)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To J34.89
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
J35 Chronic diseases of tonsils and adenoids
J35.0 Chronic tonsillitis and adenoiditis
J35.01 Chronic tonsillitis
J35.02 Chronic adenoiditis
J35.03 Chronic tonsillitis and adenoiditis
J35.1 Hypertrophy of tonsils
J35.2 Hypertrophy of adenoids
J35.3 Hypertrophy of tonsils with hypertrophy of adenoids
J35.8 Other chronic diseases of tonsils and adenoids

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