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ICD-10 Ch 8 H-ear

Diagnosis codes for Ear and Mastoid disorders

cholesteatoma peeling layers of horny epithelium
cerumen ear wax
suppurative otitis media infection with purulent discharge
purulent pus
If otitis media is the result of an underlying condition, what should your report first? Second? the underlying condition 1st; followed by H67 Otitis media in diseases classified elsewhere
In what part of the ear are the Eustachian tubes located? Middle ear
nonsuppurative otitis media infection in which clear pale fluid may accumulate in the middle ear
Where is the mastoid process located? on the portion of the temporal bone, right behind the ear.
Mastoiditis Infection of the mastoid process
What may happen as a result of untreated otitis media? mastoiditis and infection may extend to surrounding tissues and may possibly extend into the brain.
otosclerosis inherited bone growth that causes hearing loss.
Meniere's disease a vestibular disorder that produces recurring symptoms that include severe and intermittent hearing loss. Symptoms include feeling ear pressure and pain.
Labyrinthitis a balance disorder that follows an upper respiratory infection or head injury.
What is housed in the labyrinth? The vestibular system of the inner ear.
What does the vestibular system do? Senses changes in the position of the head.
Impacted cerumen ear was that is difficult to remove.
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