Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 723.5
Torticollis unspecified
  • Short description: Torticollis NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 723.5 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 723.5 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 723.5.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 723.5: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Neck stiffness
  • Sandifer syndrome
  • Stiff neck
  • Stiffness of neck
  • Torticollis
723.5 Excludes
Applies To
  • Contracture of neck
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 723.5 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M43.6 Torticollis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 723.5:
  • Contraction, contracture, contracted
    • neck (see also Torticollis) 723.5
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Grisel's 723.5
  • Grisel's disease 723.5
  • Nasopharyngeal - see also condition
    • torticollis 723.5
  • Rheumatism, rheumatic (acute NEC) 729.0
    • torticollis 723.5
  • Stiff
    • neck (see also Torticollis) 723.5
  • Torticollis (intermittent) (spastic) 723.5
    • due to birth injury 767.8
    • psychogenic 306.0
      • specified as conversion reaction 300.11
    • rheumatic 723.5
    • traumatic, current NEC 847.0
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