ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 18, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Deviated nasal septum J34.2

J34.2 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J34.2 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 10 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
Section J30-J39 Other diseases of upper respiratory tract (J30-J39)
Category J34 Other and unspecified disorders of nose and nasal sinuses

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Deflection or deviation of septum (nasal) (acquired)
Excludes1
  • congenital deviated nasal septum (Q67.4)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Deviated nasal septum”

  • Crooked septum, nasal - J34.2
  • Deflection
    • septum(acquired) (nasal) (nose) - J34.2
    • turbinate(nose) - J34.2
  • Deformity - Q89.9
    • nose(acquired) (cartilage) - M95.0
      • septum(acquired) - J34.2
    • septum, nasal(acquired) - J34.2
  • Deviation(in)
    • nasal septum - J34.2
    • septum(nasal) (acquired) - J34.2
  • Dislocation(articular)
    • septum(nasal) (old) - J34.2
  • Irregular, irregularity
    • septum(nasal) - J34.2
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to J34.2 Deviated nasal septum

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