Lumbar Disc Protrusion ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Intervertebral Disc Disorder with Myelopathy, Lumbar Region

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 722.73

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 722.73.

The Short Description Is: Lumb disc dis w myelopat.

Known As

Lumbar disc protrusion is also known as disorder of lumbar intervertebral disc with myelopathy, herniation lumbar intervertebral disc, herniation of lumbar disc w myelopathy, intervertebral disc disorder of lumbar region with myelopathy, intervertebral disc disorders w myelopathy, intervertebral disc disorders w myelopathy of lumbosacral spine, lumbar disc disorder w myelopathy, lumbar disc prolapse with myelopathy, and lumbosacral intervertebral disk disorder with myelopathy.

Lumbar Disc Protrusion Definition and Symptoms

Lumbar disc protrusion is when a disc in the spinal cord forms a pouch that presses against the nerves. The lumbar disc affects the leg and causes leg pain, numbness in the leg, lower back pain, loss of bladder or bowel control, pain in the buttock, tingling in the leg, and sciatica.

Coccydynia ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Other Disorders of Coccyx

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 724.79

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 724.79.

The Short Description Is: Disorder of coccyx NEC.

Known As

Coccydynia is also known as chronic coccygeal pain for greater than 3 months, chronic coccyx pain > 3 months, coccygodynia, on examination – coccyx abnormal, pain in the coccyx, and pain of coccyx greater than 3 months chronic. This applies to coccygodynia.

Coccydynia Definition and Symptoms

Coccydynia is pain that occurs in or around the tail bone (coccyx). This pain can be caused by trauma due to a fall, vaginal childbirth, degenerative joint disorders, and prolonged sitting. Symptoms include deep aches, shooting pain down the legs, pain during bowel movements, and sensitivity to finger pressure on the edges of coccyx.

Deconditioning ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Muscular Wasting and Disuse Atrophy, Not Elsewhere Classified

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 728.2

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 728.2.

The Short Description Is: Musc disuse atrophy NEC.

Known As

Deconditioning is also known as aggressive systemic infantile myofibromatosis, amyotrophy, amyotrophy due to herpes zoster, atrophic myositis, atrophy of muscle due to disuse, atrophy of muscle, idiopathic, benign monomelic amyotrophy, congenital fibrosis of inferior rectus muscle, congenital fibrosis syndrome, denervation atrophy of muscle, disuse muscle atrophy, idiopathic muscle atrophy, ischemic muscular atrophy, leg wasted, muscle atrophy, muscle atrophy of ankle and foot, muscle atrophy of ankle and/or foot, muscle atrophy of forearm, muscle atrophy of hand, muscle atrophy of L ankle and foot, muscle atrophy of L forearm, muscle atrophy of L hand, muscle atrophy of L lower leg, muscle atrophy of L shoulder, muscle atrophy of L thigh, muscle atrophy of L upper arm, muscle atrophy of left ankle and foot, muscle atrophy of left ankle and/or foot, muscle atrophy of left forearm, muscle atrophy of left hand, muscle atrophy of left lower leg, muscle atrophy of left shoulder, muscle atrophy of left thigh, muscle atrophy of left upper arm, muscle atrophy of lower leg, muscle atrophy of multiple sites, muscle atrophy of R ankle and foot, muscle atrophy of R forearm, muscle atrophy of R hand, muscle atrophy of R lower leg, muscle atrophy of R shoulder, muscle atrophy of R thigh, muscle atrophy of R upper arm, muscle atrophy of right ankle and foot, muscle atrophy of right ankle and/or foot, muscle atrophy of right forearm, muscle atrophy of right hand, muscle atrophy of right lower leg, muscle atrophy of right shoulder, muscle atrophy of right thigh, muscle atrophy of right upper arm, muscle atrophy of shoulder, muscle atrophy of thigh, muscle atrophy of upper arm, muscular atrophy ataxia retinitis pigmentosa, and diabetes mellitus, myofibrosis, on examination – muscle atrophy present, on examination – quadriceps muscle wasting, parasitic myositis, severe systemic illness respiratory muscle fatigue, and severe systemic illness-induced respiratory muscle wasting. This excludes neuralgic amyotrophy (353.5), pelvic muscle wasting and disuse atrophy (618.83), and progressive muscular atrophy (335.0-335.9). This applies to amyotrophia NOS and myofibrosis.

Deconditioning Definition and Symptoms

Deconditioning is a medical term that refers to the loss of muscle tone and endurance due to illness or chronic disease.

Chronic Knee Pain ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Pain in Joint, Lower Leg

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 719.46

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 719.46.

The Short Description Is: Joint pain-l/leg.

Known As

Chronic knee pain is also known as arthralgia (joint pain) of lower leg, arthralgia of knee less than three months, arthralgia of lower leg, arthralgia of the lower leg, knee joint pain, knee pain, knee pain < 3 months, L knee pain, left knee joint pain, left knee pain, left patellofemoral syndrome, pain in left knee, pain in right knee, patellofemoral syndrome, R knee pain, right knee joint pain, right knee pain, and right patellofemoral syndrome.

Chronic Knee Pain Definition and Symptoms

Chronic knee pain is any pain that occurs in or around the knee joint. The term chronic means it lasts or has lasted an extended period of time. It can be caused by ACL injuries, baker’s cyst, broken leg, gout, collateral ligament injury, or fibromyalgia. Symptoms include any pain that persists in or around the knee.

Pain In Limb ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Pain in Limb

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 729.5

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 729.5.

Known As

Pain in limb is also known as arm pain, calf pain, chronic arm pain,chronic pain in upper limb, finger pain, foot pain, forearm pain, hand pain, hand pain as late effect of cerebrovascular accident (disorder), hand pain excluding joints, hand pain not arthralgia, heel pain, l arm pain, l finger pain, l foot pain, l forearm pain, l hand pain, l leg pain, l lower leg pain, l thigh pain, l toe pain, l upper arm pain, left arm pain, left calf pain, left finger pain, left foot pain, left forearm pain, left hand pain, left heel pain, left leg pain, left lower leg pain, left thigh pain, left thumb pain, left toe pain, left upper arm pain, leg pain, limb pain, lower leg pain, pain in calf, pain in finger, pain in forearm, pain in left arm, pain in left finger, pain in left food, pain in left forearm, pain in left hand, pain in left leg, pain in left lower leg, pain in left thigh, pain in left toe, pain in left upper arm, pain in lower leg, pain in lower limb, pain in right arm, pain in right finger, pain in right foot, pain in right forearm, pain in right hand, pain in right leg, pain in right lower leg, pain in right thigh, pain in right toe, pain in right upper arm, pain in thumb, pain in toe, pain in toe for less than 3 months, pain in upper arm, pain in upper arm for less than 3 months, pain in upper limb, pain of toes, pain of upper arm, pain hand, painful hand as late effect of stroke, painful hand late effect of stroke, r arm pain, r finger pain, r foot pain, r forearm pain, r hand pain, r leg pain, r lower leg pain, r thigh pain, r toe pain, r upper arm pain, right arm pain, right calf pain, right finger pain, right foot pain, right forearm pain, right hand pain, right heel pain, right leg pain, right lower leg pain, right thigh pain, right thumb pain, right toe pain, right upper arm pain, thigh pain, thumb pain, toe pain, toe pain <3 months, upper arm pain, upper arm pain < 3 months,and upper limb pain chronic.

Pain In Limb Definition and Symptoms

Pain in limb is a medical term meaning any pain or discomfort in one of the extremities of the body. The term is very general and is used to describe pain with various causes. The term is usually used until a definitive diagnosis can be reached.

Osteoarthritis Of The Knee ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Osteoarthrosis, Unspecified Whether Generalized or Localized, Lower Leg

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 715.96

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 715.96.

The Short Description Is: Osteoarthros NOS-l/leg.

Known As

Osteoarthritis of the knee is also known as degenerative joint disease of lower leg, osteoarthritis of bilat knees, osteoarthritis of both knees, osteoarthritis of knee, osteoarthritis of knee bilateral, and osteoarthritis of lower leg.

Osteoarthritis of the Knee Definition and Symptoms

Osteoarthritis of the knee is when the knee joint becomes inflamed. This occurs because the cartilage that cushions the end of the bone deteriorates over time and can eventually wear down completely, leaving bone rubbing bone. Symptoms include pain in the knee joint, stiffness in the knee, loss of flexibility, and a grating sensation when the joint is in use.

Calf Pain ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Pain in limb

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 729.5

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 729.5.

Known As

Calf pain is also known as arm pain, calf pain, chronic arm pain, chronic pain in upper limb, finger pain, foot pain, forearm pain, hand pain, hand pain as late effect of cerebrovascular accident (disorder), hand pain excluding joints, hand pain not arthralgia, heel pain, L arm pain, L finger pain, L foot pain, L forearm pain, L hand pain, L leg pain, L lower leg pain,
L thigh pain, L toe pain, L upper arm pain, left arm pain, left calf pain, left finger pain, left foot pain, left forearm pain, left hand pain, left heel pain, left leg pain, left lower leg pain, left thigh pain, left thumb pain, left toe pain, left upper arm pain, leg pain, limb pain, lower leg pain, pain in calf, pain in finger, pain in forearm, pain in left arm, pain in left finger, pain in left foot, pain in left forearm, pain in left hand, pain in left leg, pain in left lower leg, pain in left thigh, pain in left toe, pain in left upper arm, pain in lower leg, pain in lower limb, pain in right arm, pain in right finger, pain in right foot, pain in right forearm, pain in right hand, pain in right leg, pain in right lower leg, pain in right thigh, pain in right toe, pain in right upper arm, pain in thumb, pain in toe, pain in toe for less than 3 months, pain in upper arm, pain in upper arm for less than 3 months, pain in upper limb, pain of toes, pain of upper arm, pain hand, painful hand as late effect of stroke, painful hand late effect of stroke, R arm pain, R finger pain, R foot pain, R forearm pain, R hand pain, R leg pain,
R lower leg pain, R thigh pain, R toe pain, R upper arm pain, right arm pain, right calf pain, right finger pain, right foot pain, right forearm pain, right hand pain, right heel pain, right leg pain, right lower leg pain, right thigh pain, right thumb pain, right toe pain, right upper arm pain, thigh pain, thumb pain, toe pain, toe pain < 3 months, upper arm pain, upper arm pain < 3 months, and upper limb pain chronic.

Calf Pain Definition and Symptoms

Calf pain is any pain in the calf. The calf is the fleshy hind part of the back of the leg just below the knee. Pain in the calf is most commonly caused by muscle strain but can also be attributed to blood clots in the veins.

Sciatica ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Sciatica

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 724.3

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 724.3.

Known As

Sciatica is also known as L lumbago w sciatica, left lumbago w sciatica, left sided sciatica, lumbago w sciatica, lumbago with right sided sciatica, lumbago with sciatica, R lumbago w sciatica, right lumbago w sciatica, right sided sciatica, sciatica L side, sciatica left side, sciatica R side, and sciatica right side. This excludes specified lesion of sciatic nerve (355.0). This applies to neuralgia or neuritis of sciatic nerve.

Sciatica Definition and Symptoms

Sciatica is pain in the back, outer side of the leg, and hip due to compression of a spinal nerve root. The pain of sciatica radiates from the lower back through the hips and down each leg and typically only affects one side of the body. The pain can vary with each different person and can be a burning, throbbing, sharp stabbing, or have the feeling of an electric shock. In some cases numbness and tingling may occur as well.

Hematoma ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Nontraumatic Hematoma of Soft Tissue

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 729.92

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 729.92.

The Short Description Is: Nontrauma hema soft tiss.

Known As

Hematoma is also known as hematoma of soft tissue nontraumatic. This applies to nontraumatic hematoma of muscle.

Hematoma Definition and Symptoms

A hematoma is a localized swelling of clotted blood withing an organ or soft tissue space. The treatment of a hematoma depends on the location and severity. Symptoms of a hematoma include dizzines, lethargy, weakness, apathy, confusion, headache, and change in behavior.

Muscle Weakness ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Muscle Weakness (Generalized)

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 728.87

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 728.87.

The Short Description Is: Muscle weakness-general.

Known As

Muscle weakness is also known as muscle weakness and paresis.

Muscle Weakness Definition and Symptoms

Muscle weakness is a reduction in strength of any muscle(s) in the body. There are many common causes for weakness in the muscles such as insomnia, cancer, the flue, or chronic fatigue. Symptoms are a loss of strength in the muscle even though no detectable loss of strength is present.