1. H65 Nonsuppurative otitis media

    Use Additional code for any associated perforated tympanic membrane (H72.-)
    code, if applicable, to identify:
    exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
    history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    infectious agent (B95-B97)
    occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    tobacco use (Z72.0)

    Includes:

    • nonsuppurative otitis media with myringitis
    1. H65.0 Acute serous otitis media

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Acute and subacute secretory otitis
      1. H65.00 Acute serous otitis media, unspecified ear

      2. H65.01 Acute serous otitis media, right ear

      3. H65.02 Acute serous otitis media, left ear

      4. H65.03 Acute serous otitis media, bilateral

      5. H65.04 Acute serous otitis media, recurrent, right ear

      6. H65.05 Acute serous otitis media, recurrent, left ear

      7. H65.06 Acute serous otitis media, recurrent, bilateral

      8. H65.07 Acute serous otitis media, recurrent, unspecified ear

    2. H65.1 Other acute nonsuppurative otitis media

      1. H65.11 Acute and subacute allergic otitis media (mucoid) (sanguinous) (serous)

        • H65.111 Acute and subacute allergic otitis media (mucoid) (sanguinous) (serous), right ear
        • H65.112 Acute and subacute allergic otitis media (mucoid) (sanguinous) (serous), left ear
        • H65.113 Acute and subacute allergic otitis media (mucoid) (sanguinous) (serous), bilateral
        • H65.114 Acute and subacute allergic otitis media (mucoid) (sanguinous) (serous), recurrent, right ear
        • H65.115 Acute and subacute allergic otitis media (mucoid) (sanguinous) (serous), recurrent, left ear
        • H65.116 Acute and subacute allergic otitis media (mucoid) (sanguinous) (serous), recurrent, bilateral
        • H65.117 Acute and subacute allergic otitis media (mucoid) (sanguinous) (serous), recurrent, unspecified ear
        • H65.119 Acute and subacute allergic otitis media (mucoid) (sanguinous) (serous), unspecified ear
      2. H65.19 Other acute nonsuppurative otitis media

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Acute and subacute mucoid otitis media
        • Acute and subacute nonsuppurative otitis media NOS
        • Acute and subacute sanguinous otitis media
        • Acute and subacute seromucinous otitis media
        • H65.191 Other acute nonsuppurative otitis media, right ear
        • H65.192 Other acute nonsuppurative otitis media, left ear
        • H65.193 Other acute nonsuppurative otitis media, bilateral
        • H65.194 Other acute nonsuppurative otitis media, recurrent, right ear
        • H65.195 Other acute nonsuppurative otitis media, recurrent, left ear
        • H65.196 Other acute nonsuppurative otitis media, recurrent, bilateral
        • H65.197 Other acute nonsuppurative otitis media recurrent, unspecified ear
        • H65.199 Other acute nonsuppurative otitis media, unspecified ear
    3. H65.2 Chronic serous otitis media

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Chronic tubotympanal catarrh
      1. H65.20 Chronic serous otitis media, unspecified ear

      2. H65.21 Chronic serous otitis media, right ear

      3. H65.22 Chronic serous otitis media, left ear

      4. H65.23 Chronic serous otitis media, bilateral

    4. H65.3 Chronic mucoid otitis media

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Chronic mucinous otitis media
      • Chronic secretory otitis media
      • Chronic transudative otitis media
      • Glue ear
      1. H65.30 Chronic mucoid otitis media, unspecified ear

      2. H65.31 Chronic mucoid otitis media, right ear

      3. H65.32 Chronic mucoid otitis media, left ear

      4. H65.33 Chronic mucoid otitis media, bilateral

    5. H65.4 Other chronic nonsuppurative otitis media

      1. H65.41 Chronic allergic otitis media

        • H65.411 Chronic allergic otitis media, right ear
        • H65.412 Chronic allergic otitis media, left ear
        • H65.413 Chronic allergic otitis media, bilateral
        • H65.419 Chronic allergic otitis media, unspecified ear
      2. H65.49 Other chronic nonsuppurative otitis media

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Chronic exudative otitis media
        • Chronic nonsuppurative otitis media NOS
        • Chronic otitis media with effusion (nonpurulent)
        • Chronic seromucinous otitis media
        • H65.491 Other chronic nonsuppurative otitis media, right ear
        • H65.492 Other chronic nonsuppurative otitis media, left ear
        • H65.493 Other chronic nonsuppurative otitis media, bilateral
        • H65.499 Other chronic nonsuppurative otitis media, unspecified ear
    6. H65.9 Unspecified nonsuppurative otitis media

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Allergic otitis media NOS
      • Catarrhal otitis media NOS
      • Exudative otitis media NOS
      • Mucoid otitis media NOS
      • Otitis media with effusion (nonpurulent) NOS
      • Secretory otitis media NOS
      • Seromucinous otitis media NOS
      • Serous otitis media NOS
      • Transudative otitis media NOS
      1. H65.90 Unspecified nonsuppurative otitis media, unspecified ear

      2. H65.91 Unspecified nonsuppurative otitis media, right ear

      3. H65.92 Unspecified nonsuppurative otitis media, left ear

      4. H65.93 Unspecified nonsuppurative otitis media, bilateral

Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.