ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 385.23

Dislocation ear ossicle

Diagnosis Code 385.23

ICD-9: 385.23
Short Description: Dislocation ear ossicle
Long Description: Discontinuity or dislocation of ear ossicles
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 385.23

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the sense organs (360–389)
    • Diseases of the ear and mastoid process (380-389)
      • 385 Other disorders of middle ear and mastoid

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Discontinuity of ear ossicles
  • Dislocation of ear ossicles
  • Dislocation of ossicular prosthesis
  • Ossicles not seen
  • Traumatic ossicular dislocation

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 385.23 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Discontinuity, ossicles, ossicular chain 385.23
    • Dislocation (articulation) (closed) (displacement) (simple) (subluxation) 839.8
      • ear ossicle 385.23
      • incus 385.23
      • ossicle, ear 385.23
    • Disruption
      • ossicles, ossicular chain 385.23
        • traumatic - see Fracture, skull, base

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