Billable Medical Code for Other Joint Derangement, Not Elsewhere Classified, Pelvic Region and Thigh
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 718.85
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 718.85.
The Short Description Is: Jt derangment NEC-pelvis.
Hip labral tear is also known as acetabular labrum tear, bilateral unstable hip, flail hip, flail joint of hip, flail joint of L hip, flail joint of left hip, flail joint of R hip, flail joint of right hip, hip joint hypermobility, hip unstable, instability of hip, instability of joint of pelvis, and instability of symphysis pubis.
Hip Labral Tear Definition and Symptoms
Hip labral tear is a tear involving the labrum, a ring of cartilage that is along the outside ring of the hip joint socket. Common causes include trama, structural abnormalities, and repetitive motions. Symptoms include a locking of the joint, pain in the hip or groin, and stiffness/limited range in the hip joint.