Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 724.79
Other disorders of coccyx
  • Short description: DISORDER OF COCCYX NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 724.79 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 724.79 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).
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 724.79.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 724.79: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 724.79 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M53.3 Sacrococcygeal disorders, not elsewhere classified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Chronic coccygeal pain for greater than 3 months
  • Chronic coccyx pain > 3 months
  • Chronic coccyx pain greater than 3 months
  • Chronic pain in coccyx for more than three months
  • Coccygodynia
  • Coccyx pain
  • On examination - coccyx abnormal
  • Pain in the coccyx
  • Pain of coccyx greater than 3 months, chronic
Applies To
  • Coccygodynia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 724.79:
  • Coccydynia 724.79
  • Coccygodynia 724.79
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • coccyx 724.70
      • specified NEC 724.79
  • Pain(s) (see also Painful) 780.96
    • coccyx 724.79
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