Other and unspecified disorders of nose and nasal sinuses (J34)

Clinical Information for Other and unspecified disorders of nose and nasal sinuses (J34)

Oral Fistula - An abnormal passage within the mouth communicating between two or more anatomical structures.

Nasal Obstruction - Any hindrance to the passage of air into and out of the nose. The obstruction may be unilateral or bilateral, and may involve any part of the NASAL CAVITY.

Mouth Breathing - Abnormal breathing through the mouth, usually associated with obstructive disorders of the nasal passages.

Nasal Cavity - The proximal portion of the respiratory passages on either side of the NASAL SEPTUM. Nasal cavities, extending from the nares to the NASOPHARYNX, are lined with ciliated NASAL MUCOSA.

Instructional Notations

Type 2 Excludes Type 2 Excludes
A type 2 excludes note represents "Not included here". An excludes2 note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition represented by the code, but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When an Excludes2 note appears under a code, it is acceptable to use both the code and the excluded code together, when appropriate.

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