Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 733.6
Tietze's disease
  • ICD-9-CM 733.6 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 733.6 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 733.6.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 733.6: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Costal chondritis
  • Costochondritis
Applies To
  • Costochondral junction syndrome
  • Costochondritis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 733.6 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M94.0 Chondrocostal junction syndrome [Tietze]
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 733.6:
  • Chondritis (purulent) 733.99
    • costal 733.6
      • Tietze's 733.6
  • Chondropathia tuberosa 733.6
  • Costochondritis 733.6
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Tietze's 733.6
  • Rheumatism, rheumatic (acute NEC) 729.0
    • intercostal 729.0
      • meaning Tietze's disease 733.6
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • costochondral junction 733.6
    • Tietze's 733.6
  • Tietze's disease or syndrome 733.6
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