Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 728.9
Unspecified disorder of muscle ligament and fascia
  • Short description: MUSCLE/LIGAMENT DIS NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 728.9 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 728.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 728.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 728.9: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Disorder of fascia
  • Disorder of ligament
  • Disorder of ligament of ankle
  • Disorder of ligament of elbow
  • Disorder of ligament of foot
  • Disorder of ligament of hand
  • Disorder of ligament of hip
  • Disorder of ligament of L ankle
  • Disorder of ligament of L elbow
  • Disorder of ligament of L foot
  • Disorder of ligament of L hand
  • Disorder of ligament of L hip
  • Disorder of ligament of L shoulder
  • Disorder of ligament of L wrist
  • Disorder of ligament of left ankle
  • Disorder of ligament of left elbow
  • Disorder of ligament of left foot
  • Disorder of ligament of left hand
  • Disorder of ligament of left hip
  • Disorder of ligament of left shoulder
  • Disorder of ligament of left wrist
  • Disorder of ligament of R ankle
  • Disorder of ligament of R elbow
  • Disorder of ligament of R foot
  • Disorder of ligament of R hand
  • Disorder of ligament of R hip
  • Disorder of ligament of R shoulder
  • Disorder of ligament of R wrist
  • Disorder of ligament of right ankle
  • Disorder of ligament of right elbow
  • Disorder of ligament of right foot
  • Disorder of ligament of right hand
  • Disorder of ligament of right hip
  • Disorder of ligament of right shoulder
  • Disorder of ligament of right wrist
  • Disorder of ligament of shoulder
  • Disorder of ligament of vertebra
  • Disorder of ligament of vertebrae
  • Disorder of ligament of wrist
  • Fascial disorder
  • Gastrocnemius muscle tightness
  • Hypertrophy of masseter
  • Ligament disorder
  • Secondary muscle disorder
  • Secondary muscle disorder of ankle
  • Secondary muscle disorder of foot
  • Secondary muscle disorder of forearm
  • Secondary muscle disorder of hand
  • Secondary muscle disorder of lower leg
  • Secondary muscle disorder of shoulder
  • Secondary muscle disorder of thigh
  • Secondary muscle disorder of upper arm
  • Secondary myopathy
  • Secondary myopathy of ankle
  • Secondary myopathy of foot
  • Secondary myopathy of forearm
  • Secondary myopathy of hand
  • Secondary myopathy of lower leg
  • Secondary myopathy of shoulder
  • Secondary myopathy of thigh
  • Secondary myopathy of upper arm
  • Tightness of gastrocnemius
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 728.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M62.9 Disorder of muscle, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 728.9:
  • Defect, defective 759.9
    • extensor retinaculum 728.9
  • Deformity 738.9
    • ligament (acquired) 728.9
    • muscle (acquired) 728.9
      • congenital 756.9
        • specified type NEC 756.89
        • sternocleidomastoid (due to intrauterine malposition and pressure) 754.1
  • Degeneration, degenerative
    • hyaline (diffuse) (generalized) 728.9
      • localized - see also Degeneration, by site
    • muscle 728.9
      • fatty 728.9
      • fibrous 728.9
      • heart (see also Degeneration, myocardial) 429.1
      • hyaline 728.9
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • fascia 728.9
      • inflammatory 728.9
    • hyaline (diffuse) (generalized) 728.9
      • membrane (lung) (newborn) 769
    • ligament 728.9
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • fascia 728.9
    • ligament 728.9
    • muscle 728.9
  • Fibrillation
    • muscular 728.9
  • Hemiatrophy 799.89
    • fascia 728.9
  • Hyaline
    • degeneration (diffuse) (generalized) 728.9
      • localized - see Degeneration, by site
  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
    • ligament 728.9
    • muscle 728.9
  • Hypotonia, hypotonicity, hypotony 781.3
    • muscle 728.9
  • Infiltrate, infiltration
    • muscle, fatty 728.9
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • connective tissue (diffuse) NEC 728.9
    • fascia 728.9
    • muscle 728.9
  • Myomalacia 728.9
    • cordis, heart (see also Degeneration, myocardial) 429.1
  • Sloughing (multiple) (skin) 686.9
    • fascia 728.9
  • Symptoms, specified (general) NEC 780.99
    • muscle NEC 728.9
  • Tight, tightness
    • fascia (lata) 728.9
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