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Diagnosis Code

T16.9XXS FOREIGN BODY IN EAR, UNSPECIFIED EAR, SEQUELA


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: T16.9XXS

Short Description: Foreign body in ear, unspecified ear, sequela

Long Description: Foreign body in ear, unspecified ear, sequela

The code T16.9XXS is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Effects of foreign body entering through natural orifice (T15-T19)
      • Foreign body in ear (T16)
        • T16.9XXS Foreign body in ear, unspecified ear, sequela

Code Version: 2022 ICD-10-CM


Synonyms

  • Foreign body in auditory canal
  • Foreign body in auricle
  • Foreign body in ear
  • Foreign body in middle ear
  • Glass in ear region
  • Glass in head
  • Insect in external auditory meatus
  • Metal foreign body in ear region

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code T16.9XXS is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0)
  • Traumatic Injury With Mcc (913)
  • Traumatic Injury Without Mcc (914)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
T16.9XXS Right Arrow 908.5 Late eff FB in orifice

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
T16 Foreign body in ear
T16.1 Foreign body in right ear
T16.1XXA Foreign body in right ear, initial encounter
T16.1XXD Foreign body in right ear, subsequent encounter
T16.1XXS Foreign body in right ear, sequela
T16.2 Foreign body in left ear
T16.2XXA Foreign body in left ear, initial encounter
T16.2XXD Foreign body in left ear, subsequent encounter
T16.2XXS Foreign body in left ear, sequela
T16.9 Foreign body in ear, unspecified ear
T16.9XXA Foreign body in ear, unspecified ear, initial encounter
T16.9XXD Foreign body in ear, unspecified ear, subsequent encounter


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