ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 524.81

Anterior soft tiss impg

Diagnosis Code 524.81

ICD-9: 524.81
Short Description: Anterior soft tiss impg
Long Description: Anterior soft tissue impingement
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 524.81

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system (520–579)
    • Diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands, and jaws (520-529)
      • 524 Dentofacial anomalies, including malocclusion

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • M26.81 - Anterior soft tissue impingement

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 524.81 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Impingement, soft tissue between teeth 524.89
      • anterior 524.81

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