Non-specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 730.0
Acute osteomyelitis
  • There are 10 ICD-9-CM codes below 730.0 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 730.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 730.0: 2012 2013 2014.
Applies To
  • Abscess of any bone except accessory sinus, jaw, or mastoid
  • Acute or subacute osteomyelitis, with or without mention of periostitis
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify major osseous defect, if applicable (731.3)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 730.0:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • bone (subperiosteal) (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.0
      • accessory sinus (chronic) (see also Sinusitis) 473.9
      • acute 730.0
      • chronic or old 730.1
      • jaw (lower) (upper) 526.4
      • mastoid - see Mastoiditis, acute
      • petrous (see also Petrositis) 383.20
      • spinal (tuberculous) (see also Tuberculosis) 015.0 [730.88]
    • periosteum, periosteal (see also Periostitis) 730.3
      • with osteomyelitis (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.2
        • acute or subacute 730.0
        • chronic or old 730.1
    • vertebra (column) (tuberculous) (see also Tuberculosis) 015.0 [730.88]
      • nontuberculous 730.0
  • Necrosis, necrotic
  • Osteitis (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.2
    • acute 730.0
    • infectious (acute) (subacute) 730.0
  • Osteomyelitis (general) (infective) (localized) (neonatal) (purulent) (pyogenic) (septic) (staphylococcal) (streptococcal) (suppurative) (with periostitis) 730.2
    • acute or subacute 730.0
  • Periostitis (circumscribed) (diffuse) (infective) 730.3
    • with osteomyelitis (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.2
      • acute or subacute 730.0
      • chronic or old 730.1
  • Periostosis (see also Periostitis) 730.3
    • with osteomyelitis (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.2
      • acute or subacute 730.0
      • chronic or old 730.1
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