1. H67 Otitis media in diseases classified elsewhere

    Use Additional code for any associated perforated tympanic membrane (H72.-)

    Excludes1

    1. H67.1 Otitis media in diseases classified elsewhere, right ear

    2. H67.2 Otitis media in diseases classified elsewhere, left ear

    3. H67.3 Otitis media in diseases classified elsewhere, bilateral

    4. H67.9 Otitis media in diseases classified elsewhere, unspecified ear

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.