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Otolaryngology Coding Alert

ICD-10: Pay Attention to What Will Be Considered 'Other Congenital Anomalies of Nose'

- Published on Mon, Dec 15, 2014
Your diagnosis choices will expand in October.  Congenital midline nasal masses are rare malformations, but ENT coders should still know what they are and how to report them.  These masses can include nasal gliomas, nasal dermoid cysts, and nasal encephaloceles. Gliomas in the nasal region generally present at birth as nasal masses. They are usually firm, noncompressible masses, purple or [...]

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