Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 719.53
Stiffness of joint not elsewhere classified involving forearm
  • Short description: JT STIFFNES NEC-FOREARM.
  • ICD-9-CM 719.53 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 719.53 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 719.53 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M25.639 Stiffness of unspecified wrist, not elsewhere classified
Approximate Synonyms
  • On examination - reduced movement of wrist
  • Stiffness of Bilat wrist joint
  • Stiffness of bilateral wrist joints
  • Stiffness of L wrist
  • Stiffness of left wrist
  • Stiffness of left wrist joint
  • Stiffness of R wrist
  • Stiffness of right wrist
  • Stiffness of right wrist joint
  • Stiffness of wrist joint, both sides
  • Wrist stiff
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 719.53:
  • Stiffness, joint NEC 719.50
    • wrist 719.53
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