Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 786.59
Other chest pain
  • Short description: CHEST PAIN NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 786.59 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 786.59 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2007 version of ICD-9-CM 786.59.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 786.59: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute chest pain
  • Atypical chest pain
  • Cardiac syndrome X
  • Central crushing chest pain
  • Chest discomfort
  • Chest pain at rest
  • Chest pain on exertion
  • Chest pain, atypical
  • Chest pain, discomfort
  • Chest pain, exertional
  • Chest pain, localized
  • Chest pain, musculoskeletal
  • Chest pain, noncardiac
  • Chest pain, tightness
  • Chest tightness
  • Chest wall tenderness
  • Crushing chest pain
  • Dull chest pain
  • Esophageal chest pain
  • Exertional chest pain
  • Localized chest pain
  • Musculoskeletal chest pain
  • Noncardiac chest pain
  • Non-cardiac chest pain
  • Pain of sternum
  • Pain radiating to left side of chest
  • Post-thoracotomy pain syndrome
  • Radiating chest pain
  • Rib pain
  • Rib tender
  • Squeezing chest pain
  • Tight chest
786.59 Excludes
Applies To
  • Discomfort in chest
  • Pressure in chest
  • Tightness in chest
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 786.59 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R07.82 Intercostal pain
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R07.89 Other chest pain
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 786.59:
  • Discomfort
    • chest 786.59
  • Pain(s)780.96
    • chest (central) 786.50
      • atypical 786.59
      • midsternal 786.51
      • musculoskeletal 786.59
      • noncardiac 786.59
      • substernal 786.51
      • wall (anterior) 786.52
    • muscle 729.1
      • intercostal 786.59
  • Pressure
    • chest 786.59
  • Tight, tightness
    • chest 786.59
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 786.59 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2007 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.