Billable Medical Code for Other Bursitis
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 727.3
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 727.3.
The Short Description Is: Bursitis NEC.
Ischial buristis is also known as acute bursitis, bursitis, bursitis – multiple, chronic bursitis, infected bursa, rheumatoid arthritis of vertebra, rheumatoid arthritis wo RF of vertebra, rheumatoid bursitis, rheumatoid bursitis of ankle, rheumatoid bursitis of right wrist, rheumatoid bursitis of shoulder, rheumatoid bursitis of vertebra, rheumatoid bursitis of vertebrae, rheumatoid bursitis of wrist, seronegative rheumatoid arthritis of vertebrae, and subacute bursitis. This excludes buritis: gonococcal (098.52), subacromial (726.19), subdeltoid (726.19), and syphilitis (095.7).
Ischial Bursitis Definition and Symptoms
Ischial Bursitis is when the bursa that separates the buttocks from the underlying bone. This is most common in jobs that require prolonged sitting. Symptoms include pain in the buttocks and hip, tenderness in the buttocks, and numbness/tingling.