Diagnosis Code

H62.4 OTITIS EXTERNA IN OTHER DISEASES CLASSIFIED ELSEWHERE

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: H62.4

Short Description: Otitis externa in other diseases classified elsewhere

Long Description: Otitis externa in other diseases classified elsewhere

The code H62.4 is NOT VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the ear and mastoid process (H60–H95)
    • Diseases of external ear (H60-H62)
      • Disorders of external ear in diseases classified elsewhere (H62)
        • H62.4 Otitis externa in other diseases classified elsewhere

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code H62.4 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • otitis externa (in):
    • candidiasis (B37.84)
    • herpes viral [herpes simplex] (B00.1)
    • herpes zoster (B02.8)
  • Code First:
    • underlying disease, such as:
    • erysipelas (A46)
    • impetigo (L01.0)

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
H62 Disorders of external ear in diseases classified elsewhere
H62.40 Otitis externa in other diseases classified elsewhere, unspecified ear
H62.41 Otitis externa in other diseases classified elsewhere, right ear
H62.42 Otitis externa in other diseases classified elsewhere, left ear
H62.43 Otitis externa in other diseases classified elsewhere, bilateral
H62.8 Other disorders of external ear in diseases classified elsewhere
H62.8X Other disorders of external ear in diseases classified elsewhere
H62.8X1 Other disorders of right external ear in diseases classified elsewhere
H62.8X2 Other disorders of left external ear in diseases classified elsewhere
H62.8X3 Other disorders of external ear in diseases classified elsewhere, bilateral
H62.8X9 Other disorders of external ear in diseases classified elsewhere, unspecified ear

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