Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 724.3
Sciatica
  • ICD-9-CM 724.3 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 724.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 724.3: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • L lumbago w sciatica
  • Left lumbago w sciatica
  • Left sided sciatica
  • Lumbago w sciatica
  • Lumbago with right sided sciatica
  • Lumbago with sciatica
  • R lumbago w sciatica
  • Right lumbago w sciatica
  • Right sided sciatica
  • Sciatica, L side
  • Sciatica, left side
  • Sciatica, R side
  • Sciatica, right side
724.3 Excludes
  • specified lesion of sciatic nerve (355.0)
Applies To
  • Neuralgia or neuritis of sciatic nerve
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 724.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M54.30 Sciatica, unspecified side
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 724.3:
  • Cotungo's disease 724.3
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Cotugno's 724.3
  • Ischialgia (see also Sciatica) 724.3
  • Neuralgia, neuralgic (acute) (see also Neuritis) 729.2
    • sacroiliac joint 724.3
    • sciatic (nerve) 724.3
  • Neuritis (see also Neuralgia) 729.2
    • sciatic (nerve) 724.3
      • due to displacement of intervertebral disc 722.10
  • Pain(s) (see also Painful) 780.96
    • sciatic 724.3
  • Rheumatism, rheumatic (acute NEC) 729.0
    • sciatic 724.3
  • Sciatica (infectional) 724.3
    • due to
      • displacement of intervertebral disc 722.10
      • herniation, nucleus pulposus 722.10
    • wallet 724.3
  • Scoliosis (acquired) (postural) 737.30
    • sciatic 724.3
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