Globus Sensation CVA ICD-10-CM Codes

Familiarize yourself with the ICD-10 code used for Globus Sensation CVA and learn more about its clinical description, billability, synonyms, etc. 

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Globus Sensation CVA ICD-10-CM Codes
Globus Sensation CVA ICD-10-CM Codes

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. 

Clinical Information

  • 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.

Synonyms Include:

  • Globus pharyngeus
  • Globus sensation
  • Dysphagia following cerebral infarction
  • Dysphagia as a late effect of cerebrovascular accident
  • A feeling of lump/something in your throat
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Commonly asked questions

When to use a Globus Sensation CVA ICD code?

You can use a globus sensation CVA ICD code when the patient expresses having a feeling after a cerebral vascular accident.

Is the Globus Sensation CVA diagnosis code billable?

Yes, the Globus Sensation CVA diagnosis code is billable. 

What are the common treatments for Globus Sensation?

Treatments for globus sensation are meant to target the cause. Among the common ones are nasal sprays, antacids, and therapy. 

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