Billable Medical Code for Superior Glenoid Labrum Lesion
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 840.7
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 840.7.
The Short Description Is: Sup glenoid labrm lesion.
Labral tear shoulder is also known as injury of superior glenoid labrum of shoulder joint, slap lesion of shoulder, and superior labrum tear (lesion of shoulder). This applies to SLAP lesion.
Labral Tear Shoulder Definition and Symptoms
Labral tear shoulder is an injury in the cartilage of the shoulder joint. Tearing occurs in the labrum that holds the humerus in place. Symptoms may include pain with shoulder movement, popping or grinding in the shoulder joint, weakness to the arm or shoulder, pain with shoulder movement, and achiness of the shoulder.