Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 718.49
Contracture of joint of multiple sites
  • Short description: Jt contracture-mult jts.
  • ICD-9-CM 718.49 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 718.49 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).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 718.49 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M24.50 Contracture, unspecified joint
Approximate Synonyms
  • Contracture of multiple joints
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 718.49:
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