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Code Information

Diagnosis Code: H71.12

Short Description: Cholesteatoma of tympanum, left ear

Long Description: Cholesteatoma of tympanum, left ear

The code H71.12 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the ear and mastoid process (H60–H95)
    • Diseases of middle ear and mastoid (H65-H75)
      • Cholesteatoma of middle ear (H71)
        • H71.12 Cholesteatoma of tympanum, left ear

Code Version: 2022 ICD-10-CM


  • Cholesteatoma of left middle ear
  • Cholesteatoma of left tympanic membrane
  • Cholesteatoma tympanum

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code H71.12 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0)
  • Other Ear, Nose, Mouth And Throat Diagnoses With Mcc (154)
  • Other Ear, Nose, Mouth And Throat Diagnoses With Cc (155)
  • Other Ear, Nose, Mouth And Throat Diagnoses Without Cc/mcc (156)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
H71.12 Right Arrow 385.32 Cholesteatoma middle ear

This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
H71 Cholesteatoma of middle ear
H71.0 Cholesteatoma of attic
H71.00 Cholesteatoma of attic, unspecified ear
H71.01 Cholesteatoma of attic, right ear
H71.02 Cholesteatoma of attic, left ear
H71.03 Cholesteatoma of attic, bilateral
H71.1 Cholesteatoma of tympanum
H71.10 Cholesteatoma of tympanum, unspecified ear
H71.11 Cholesteatoma of tympanum, right ear
H71.13 Cholesteatoma of tympanum, bilateral
H71.2 Cholesteatoma of mastoid
H71.20 Cholesteatoma of mastoid, unspecified ear
H71.21 Cholesteatoma of mastoid, right ear
H71.22 Cholesteatoma of mastoid, left ear
H71.23 Cholesteatoma of mastoid, bilateral
H71.3 Diffuse cholesteatosis
H71.30 Diffuse cholesteatosis, unspecified ear
H71.31 Diffuse cholesteatosis, right ear
H71.32 Diffuse cholesteatosis, left ear
H71.33 Diffuse cholesteatosis, bilateral
H71.9 Unspecified cholesteatoma
H71.90 Unspecified cholesteatoma, unspecified ear
H71.91 Unspecified cholesteatoma, right ear
H71.92 Unspecified cholesteatoma, left ear
H71.93 Unspecified cholesteatoma, bilateral

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2022