Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 840.7
Superior glenoid labrum lesion
  • Short description: Sup glenoid labrm lesion.
  • ICD-9-CM 840.7 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 840.7 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 840.7.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 840.7: 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Disease Synonyms
  • Injury of superior glenoid labrum of shoulder joint
  • Left shoulder slap lesion
  • Right shoulder slap lesion
  • Slap lesion of shoulder
  • Superior labrum tear (lesion of shoulder)
Applies To
  • SLAP lesion
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 840.7 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM S43.439A Superior glenoid labrum lesion of unspecified shoulder, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 840.7:
  • Cyst (mucus) (retention) (serous) (simple)
    • paralabral
  • Lesion(s)
    • SLAP (superior glenoid labrum) 840.7
    • superior glenoid labrum (SLAP) 840.7
  • SLAP lesion (superior glenoid labrum) 840.7
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