Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 722.82
Postlaminectomy syndrome of thoracic region
  • Short description: Postlaminect synd-thorac.
  • ICD-9-CM 722.82 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 722.82 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 722.82.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 722.82: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Thoracic postlaminectomy syndrome
  • Thoracic post-laminectomy syndrome
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 722.82 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M96.1 Postlaminectomy syndrome, not elsewhere classified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 722.82:
  • Compression
    • spinal (cord) (old or nontraumatic) 336.9
      • by displacement of intervertebral disc - see Displacement, intervertebral disc
      • nerve
        • root NEC 724.9
          • postoperative 722.80
            • cervical region 722.81
            • lumbar region 722.83
            • thoracic region 722.82
          • traumatic - see Injury, nerve, spinal
        • traumatic - see Injury, nerve, spinal
      • spondylogenic 721.91
      • traumatic - see also Injury, spinal, by site
        • with fracture, vertebra - see Fracture, vertebra, by site, with spinal cord injury
  • Postlaminectomy syndrome 722.80
    • thoracic, thoracolumbar 722.82
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • postlaminectomy 722.80
      • cervical, cervicothoracic 722.81
      • lumbar, lumbosacral 722.83
      • thoracic, thoracolumbar 722.82
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