Billable Medical Code for Osteoarthrosis, Localized, Not Specified Whether Primary or Secondary, Pelvic Region and Thigh
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 715.35
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 715.35.
The Short Description Is: Loc osteoarth NOS-pelvis.
DJD Hip is also known as localized osteoarthritis of hip, localized osteoarthritis of pelvis, localized osteoarthritis of the hip, osteoarthritis of hip localized, osteoarthritis pelvlic region localized, otto’s pelvis.
DJD Hip Definition and Symptoms
DJD Hip is a degeneration of articular cartilage typically accompanied by an overgrowth of bone, narrowing of joint space and deformity in joints. Symptoms of DJD hip can range from swelling and stiffness in the joints, warmth in joints, pain following activity, as well as creaking or cracking felt in the joint.