Vestibular Schwannoma ICD 9 Code

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4300

Billable Medical Code for Disorders of Acoustic Nerve

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 388.5

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 388.5.

The Short Description Is: Acoustic nerve disorders.

Known As

Vestibular schwannoma is also known as acoustic nerve disorder, acoustic neuritis due to infectious disease, acoustic neuritis in infectious disease, auditory neuropathic dyssynchrony, auditory neuropathy with dyssynchrony, auditory neuropathy/dyssynchrony, bilat acoustic nerve disorder, bilat acoustic neuritis due to infectious disease, bilateral acoustic nerve disorder, bilateral acoustic neuritis in infectious disease, both sides acoustic nerve disorder, both sides acoustic neuritis due to infectious disease, disorder of acoustic nerve, left acoustic nerve disorder, left acoustic neuritis due to infectious disease, left acoustic neuritis in infectious disease, left auditory neuropathic dyssnchrony, left auditory neuropathic dyssynchrony, right acoustic nerve disorder, right acoustic neuritis due to infectious disease, right acoustic neuritis in infectious disease, and right auditory neuropathic dyssynchrony. This excludes acoustic neuroma (225.1) and syphilitic acoustic neuritis (094.86). This applies to acoustic neuritis, degeneration of acoustic or eighth nerve, and disorder of acoustic or eighth nerve.

Vestibular Schwannoma Definition and Symptoms

Vestibular schwannoma is a tumor of the nerve that connects the ear to the brain (vestibular cochlear nerve). This tumor is non cancerous, meaning it does not spread to any other area of the body. Symptoms include vertigo, hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness, headache, and loss of balance.