H72

icd
Non-Billable

Perforation of tympanic membrane


Guidelines

Excludes1
H72
  • acute suppurative otitis media with rupture of the tympanic membrane (H66.01-)
  • traumatic rupture of ear drum (S09.2-)
Excludes 2
8
  • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
  • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
  • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
  • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
  • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
  • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
  • neoplasms (C00-D49)
  • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
Includes
H72
  • persistent post-traumatic perforation of ear drum
  • postinflammatory perforation of ear drum
Notes
8Use an external cause code following the code for the ear condition, if applicable, to identify the cause of the ear condition

Related Codes

Other marginal perforations of tympanic membrane
Other marginal perforations of tympanic membrane, right ear
Other marginal perforations of tympanic membrane, left ear
Other marginal perforations of tympanic membrane, bilateral
Other marginal perforations of tympanic membrane, unspecified ear
H72icd
Perforation of tympanic membrane
Central perforation of tympanic membrane
Central perforation of tympanic membrane, unspecified ear
Central perforation of tympanic membrane, right ear
Central perforation of tympanic membrane, left ear