ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 529.8

Tongue disorder NEC

Diagnosis Code 529.8

ICD-9: 529.8
Short Description: Tongue disorder NEC
Long Description: Other specified conditions of the tongue
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 529.8

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system
    • Diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands, and jaws (520-529)
      • 529 Diseases and other conditions of the tongue

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • K14.8 - Other diseases of tongue

  • Acquired macroglossia
  • Atrophy of tongue
  • Beefy red tongue
  • Bilateral paralysis of tongue
  • Crenated tongue
  • Cyst of tongue
  • Denervation atrophy of tongue
  • Dislocation of tongue
  • Edema of the tongue
  • Enlargement of tongue
  • Fasciculation of tongue
  • Furred tongue
  • Glossocele
  • Glossoptosis
  • Hypoesthesia of tongue
  • Increased protrusion of tongue
  • Lateral deviation of tongue on protrusion
  • Lichen planus of tongue
  • On examination - macroglossia
  • Overgrowth of filiform papillae
  • Paralysis of tongue
  • Polyp of tongue
  • Strawberry tongue
  • Unable to protrude tongue
  • Unable to protrude tongue fully
  • Unilateral paralysis of tongue
  • Vascular tongue
  • Wasting of tongue

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 529.8 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Tongue Disorders

Your tongue helps you taste, swallow, and chew. You also use it to speak. Your tongue is made up of many muscles. The upper surface contains your taste buds.

Problems with the tongue include

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Changes in color or texture
  • Abnormal movement or difficulty moving the tongue
  • Taste problems

These problems can have many different causes. Treatment depends on the underlying problem.

  • Geographic tongue
  • Glossitis
  • Leukoplakia
  • Macroglossia
  • Tongue biopsy
  • Tongue problems
  • Tongue tie

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