Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 724.2
Lumbago
  • ICD-9-CM 724.2 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 724.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2008 version of ICD-9-CM 724.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 724.2: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute low back pain < 3 months
  • Acute low back pain for less than 3 months
  • Chronic low back pain
  • Chronic low back pain > 3 months
  • Chronic low back pain for greater than 3 months
  • Chronic low back pain greater than 3 months
  • Chronic low back pain greater than 3 months duration
  • Chronic lumbar pain
  • L lumbago w sciatica
  • Left lumbago w sciatica
  • Low back pain
  • Low back pain < 6 months
  • Low back pain for less than 6 months
  • Low back pain in pregnancy
  • Low back pain without radiculopathy
  • Low back pain wo radiculopathy
  • Low back pain, mechanical
  • Lumbago with right sided sciatica
  • Lumbar back pain acute,
  • Mechanical low back pain
  • Pain of lumbar, acute, for less then 3 months
  • R lumbago w sciatica
  • Right lumbago w sciatica
Applies To
  • Low back pain
  • Low back syndrome
  • Lumbalgia
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 724.2 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M54.5 Low back pain
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 724.2:
  • Low
    • back syndrome 724.2
  • Lumbago 724.2
    • due to displacement, intervertebral disc 722.10
  • Lumbalgia 724.2
    • due to displacement, intervertebral disc 722.10
  • Myofascitis (acute) 729.1
    • low back 724.2
  • Pain(s) (see also Painful) 780.96
    • low back 724.2
    • lumbar region 724.2
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • low
      • atmospheric pressure 993.2
      • back 724.2
      • output (cardiac) (see also Failure, heart) 428.9
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