ICD 9 CM Codes

523.8 Other specified periodontal diseases
POA Exempt
Billable CodeICD-9-CM  523.8    is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
ICD-9-CM '523.8' will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
GEMS
523.8 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM K05.5 Other periodontal diseases
GEMS
523.8 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM K06.1 Gingival enlargement
GEMS
523.8 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM K06.2 Gingival and edentulous alveolar ridge lesions associated with trauma
icd9cmvol2 index entry
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to '.523.8.'
alveolar process
epulis
Epulis (giant cell) (gingiva)
fissuratum (gum)
gingiva
gingival
gingiva, traumatic
gum
gum (mucous membrane)
gums
Macrogingivae
periodontal
periodontal, due to traumatic occlusion
periodontal, traumatic
peripheral (gingiva)
pocket
specified NEC
Ulorrhagia
Ulorrhea
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 523.8 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.