Billable Medical Code for Recurrent Dislocation of Joint, Shoulder Region
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 718.31
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 718.31.
The Short Description Is: Recur dislocat-shlder.
Shoulder dislocation is also known as dislocation shoulder recurrent, recurrent dislocation of L shoulder, recurrent dislocation of left shoulder, recurrent dislocation of R shoulder, recurrent dislocation of right shoulder, recurrent dislocation of shoulder, and recurrent dislocation of shoulder region.
Shoulder Dislocation Definition and Symptoms
Shoulder dislocation is when the joint of the shoulder is forced from its normal position due to injury or force. The upper arm bone pops from its socket in the shoulder blade and is very painful. Symptoms include a visibly deformed shoulder, swelling, bruising, intense pain, and the inability to move the joint.