ICD-10-CM Code H60.40
Cholesteatoma of external ear, unspecified ear
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
H60.40 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of cholesteatoma of external ear, unspecified ear. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code H6040 is used to code Keratosis obturans
keratosis obturans is a disorder of keratin formation that involves external ear canal due to accumulation of cholesterol granules, which may lead to bony erosion.
|ICD 9 Code:||380.21|
- DRG Group #154-156 - Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses with MCC.
- DRG Group #154-156 - Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses with CC.
- DRG Group #154-156 - Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses without CC or MCC.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code H60.40 and a single ICD9 code, 380.21 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.