What ICD-10 Codes are Used for Globus Sensation CVA
One commonly used ICD Codes for Globus Sensation CVA that practitioners can use for billing, coding, and documentation is I69.391: Dysphagia following cerebral infarction.
Is the Globus Sensation CVA ICD codes Billable?
Yes, the globus sensation CVA ICD-10 code, I69.391: Dysphagia following cerebral infarction, is billable.
- Globus sensation is a feeling of a bump, lump, or swelling in your throat. When a patient has this condition, they have the sensation but don’t have difficulty swallowing.
- Though researchers and doctors cannot pinpoint the exact cause, some conditions that can make the patient feel like they lump in their throat are acid reflux, muscle tension, post-nasal drip, and emotions.
- An ENT usually examines a patient, not necessarily to confirm the Globus sensation, but to determine the cause for the feeling.
- Treatment usually targets the cause of globus sensation rather than the feeling itself. Some common treatments are therapy, antacids, and nasal spray.
- Globus pharyngeus
- Globus sensation
- Dysphagia following cerebral infarction
- Dysphagia as a late effect of cerebrovascular accident
- A feeling of lump/something in your throat