ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 526.89

Jaw disease NEC

Diagnosis Code 526.89

ICD-9: 526.89
Short Description: Jaw disease NEC
Long Description: Other specified diseases of the jaws
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 526.89

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system (520–579)
    • Diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands, and jaws (520-529)
      • 526 Diseases of the jaws

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Cherubism with gingival fibromatosis
  • Fibro-osseous lesion of jaw
  • Fibrous dysplasia of jaw
  • Fistula of hard palate
  • Hyperplasia of mandibular condyle
  • Hypoplasia of mandibular condyle
  • Latent bone cyst of jaw
  • Odontogenic cyst
  • Osteoradionecrosis of bone of skull
  • Osteoradionecrosis of jaw
  • Osteoradionecrosis of the mandible
  • Osteoradionecrosis of the maxilla
  • Resorption of mandible
  • Unilateral condylar hyperplasia of mandible
  • Unilateral condylar mandibular hypoplasia
  • Unilateral coronoid hyperplasia of mandible

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Jaw Injuries and Disorders

Your jaw is a set of bones that holds your teeth. It consists of two main parts. The upper part is the maxilla. It doesn't move. The moveable lower part is called the mandible. You move it when you talk or chew. The two halves of the mandible meet at your chin. The joint where the mandible meets your skull is the temporomandibular joint.

Jaw problems include

  • Fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Temporomandibular joint dysfunction
  • Osteonecrosis, which happens when your bones lose their blood supply
  • Cancers

Treatment of jaw problems depends on the cause.

  • Jaw - broken or dislocated
  • Malocclusion of teeth
  • Micrognathia
  • Prognathism

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