; ICD-9 Code 521.4 -Pathological tooth resorption- AAPC Coder
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Pathological tooth resorption (521.4)

ICD-9 code 521.4 for Pathological tooth resorption is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -DISEASES OF ORAL CAVITY, SALIVARY GLANDS, AND JAWS (520-529).

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