Billable Medical Code for Stomatitis and Mucositis, Unspecified
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 528.00
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 528.00.
The Short Description Is: Stomatitis/mucositis NOS.
Stomatitis is also known as contact stomatitis, erosion of oral mucosa, pyostomatitis vegetans, stomatitis, stomatitis (inflammation of mouth), stomatitis due to bovine papular stomatitis virus, ulcerative stomatitis, vesicular stomatitis, vesicular stomatitis Alagoas virus disease, and vesicular stomatitis Indiana virus disease.
Stomatitis Definition and Symptoms
Stomatitis is when the inside of the mouth becomes inflamed, usually in the form of a sore or ulcer. Symptoms are canker sores, a fever, multiple blisters in the gums, cheeks, tongue, or lips, difficulty eating or drinking, drooling, and swollen gums.