Specific code 2006 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 717.5
Derangement of meniscus not elsewhere classified
  • Short description: DERANGEMENT MENISCUS NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 717.5 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 717.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2006 version of ICD-9-CM 717.5.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 717.5: 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cyst of knee meniscus
  • Cyst of lateral meniscus
  • Cyst of left meniscus
  • Cyst of medial meniscus
  • Cyst of right meniscus
  • Cyst of semilunar cartilage
  • Cystic meniscus of L knee
  • Cystic meniscus of left knee
  • Cystic meniscus of R knee
  • Cystic meniscus of right knee
  • Degeneration of cartilage AND/OR meniscus of knee
  • Derangement of knee due to old injury
  • Derangement of left meniscus
  • Derangement of left meniscus due to old injury
  • Derangement of meniscus
  • Derangement of meniscus due to old injury
  • Derangement of meniscus due to old injury of L knee
  • Derangement of meniscus due to old injury of left knee
  • Derangement of meniscus due to old injury of R knee
  • Derangement of meniscus of knee
  • Derangement of meniscus of knee due to old injury
  • Derangement of meniscus of knee joint
  • Derangement of meniscus of L knee
  • Derangement of meniscus of left knee
  • Derangement of meniscus of R knee
  • Derangement of meniscus of right knee
  • Derangement of right meniscus
  • Derangement of right meniscus due to old injury
  • Discoid meniscus of knee
  • Old torn meniscus of knee
Applies To
  • Congenital discoid meniscus
  • Cyst of semilunar cartilage
  • Derangement of semilunar cartilage NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 717.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M23.009 Cystic meniscus, unspecified meniscus, unspecified knee
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 717.5:
  • Cicatrix (adherent) (contracted) (painful) (vicious) 709.2
    • knee, semilunar cartilage 717.5
  • Cyst (mucus) (retention) (serous) (simple)
    • meniscus knee 717.5
    • semilunar cartilage (knee) (multiple) 717.5
  • Cystic - see also condition
  • Degeneration, degenerative
    • articular cartilage NEC (see also Disorder, cartilage, articular) 718.0
  • Derangement
    • meniscus NEC (knee) 717.5
  • Discoid
    • meniscus, congenital 717.5
    • semilunar cartilage 717.5
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • cystic
      • breast (chronic) 610.1
      • kidney, congenital (see also Cystic, disease, kidney) 753.10
      • liver, congenital 751.62
      • lung 518.89
      • pancreas 577.2
      • renal, congenital (see also Cystic, disease, kidney) 753.10
      • semilunar cartilage 717.5
    • internal semilunar cartilage, cystic 717.5
    • semilunar cartilage, cystic 717.5
  • Hypermobility
    • meniscus (knee) 717.5
  • Laceration - see also Wound, open, by site
    • meniscus (knee) (see also Tear, meniscus) 836.2
      • old 717.5
      • site other than knee - see also Sprain, by site
        • old NEC (see also Disorder, cartilage, articular) 718.0
  • Remnant
    • meniscus, knee 717.5
  • Rupture, ruptured 553.9
    • meniscus (knee) - see also Tear, meniscus
      • old (see also Derangement, meniscus) 717.5
        • site other than knee - see Disorder, cartilage, articular
      • site other than knee - see Sprain, by site
    • semilunar cartilage, knee (see also Tear, meniscus) 836.2
      • old (see also Derangement, meniscus) 717.5
  • Sprain, strain (joint) (ligament) (muscle) (tendon) 848.9
    • internal
      • collateral, ankle 845.01
      • semilunar cartilage 844.8
        • with current tear (see also Tear, meniscus) 836.2
        • old 717.5
    • semilunar cartilage (knee) 844.8
      • with current tear (see also Tear, meniscus) 836.2
      • old 717.5
  • Tear, torn (traumatic) - see also Wound, open, by site
    • semilunar cartilage, knee (see also Tear, meniscus) 836.2
      • old 717.5
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