Ganglion Cyst ICD 9 Code


Billable Medical Code for Ganglion, Unspecified

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 727.43

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 727.43.

The Short Description Is: Ganglion NOS.

Known As

Ganglion cyst is also known as ganglion cyst, ganglion cyst of ankle, ganglion cyst of elbow, ganglion cyst of foot, ganglion cyst of hand, ganglion cyst of hip, ganglion cyst of knee, ganglion cyst of L hand, ganglion cyst of left hand, ganglion cyst of shoulder, ganglion of ankle, ganglion of elbow, ganglion of foot, ganglion of hip, ganglion of knee, ganglion of shoulder, and ganglion/synovial cyst – hand.

Ganglion Cyst Definition and Symptoms

A ganglion cyst is a sac filled with fluid that attaches to the membrane that surrounds a tendon or joint lining. The most common place for these to occur are the wrist, hand, fingers, and feet. The cause of these cysts are unknown. Symptoms include a protruding lump underneath the skin that slowly gets larger with use of the joint.