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.
Slap tear is also known as injury of superior glenoid labrum of shoulder joint, slap lesion of shoulder, and superior labrum tear (lesion of shoulder joint). This applies to SLAP lesion.
Slap Tear Definition and Symptoms
Slap tear is an injury to the labrum of the shoulder joint. Symptoms of are weakness in the shoulder, aching pain, and difficulty pin pointing pain.