Non-specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 715
Osteoarthrosis and allied disorders
  • There are 6 ICD-9-CM codes below 715 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
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Note
Localized, in the subcategories below, includes bilateral involvement of the same site.
715 Includes
  • arthritis or polyarthritis:
    • degenerative
    • hypertrophic
    • degenerative joint disease
    • osteoarthritis
715 Excludes
  • Marie-Strümpell spondylitis (720.0)
  • osteoarthrosis [osteoarthritis] of spine (721.0-721.9)
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