ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 21, 2018

See: Chronic sinusitis

J32 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Chronic sinusitis
Use Additional Code
  • code 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)
  • sinus abscess
  • sinus empyema
  • sinus infection
  • sinus suppuration
  • acute sinusitis (J01.-)

More specific codes for Chronic sinusitis

  • J32.0 - Chronic maxillary sinusitis
  • J32.1 - Chronic frontal sinusitis
  • J32.2 - Chronic ethmoidal sinusitis
  • J32.3 - Chronic sphenoidal sinusitis
  • J32.4 - Chronic pansinusitis
  • J32.8 - Other chronic sinusitis
  • J32.9 - Chronic sinusitis, unspecified
See also ICD 10 code for
Back to J32
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to J32 Chronic sinusitis

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.