Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 718.08
Articular cartilage disorder involving other specified sites
  • Short description: Artic cartil dis-jt NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 718.08 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 718.08 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Articular cartilage disorder of vertebra
  • Articular cartilage disorder, vertebral column
  • Disorder of articular cartilage of vertebral column
  • Localized swelling, mass and lump, trunk
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 718.08 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M24.10 Other articular cartilage disorders, unspecified site
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 718.08:
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