Diagnosis Code 529.9
Information for Medical Professionals
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
- K14.9 - Disease of tongue, unspecified
Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 529.9 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:
- Disease, diseased - SEE ALSO See Also
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- tongue 529.9
Information for Patients
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
- 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
- Tongue biopsy
- Tongue problems
- Tongue tie