Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 338.29
Other chronic pain
  • Short description: Chronic pain NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 338.29 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 338.29 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 338.29.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 338.29: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abdominal pain, chronic
  • Acute exacerbation of chronic abdominal pain
  • Chronic abdominal pain
  • Chronic abdominal pain w acute exacerbation
  • Chronic abdominal pain with acute exacerbation
  • Chronic back pain > 3 months
  • Chronic back pain for greater than 3 months
  • Chronic back pain greater than 3 months duration
  • Chronic coccygeal pain for greater than 3 months
  • Chronic coccyx pain > 3 months
  • Chronic facial pain
  • Chronic low back pain
  • Chronic low back pain > 3 months
  • Chronic low back pain for greater than 3 months
  • Chronic low back pain greater than 3 months
  • Chronic low back pain greater than 3 months duration
  • Chronic lumbar pain
  • Chronic neck pain
  • Chronic nonmalignant pain
  • Chronic pain
  • Chronic pain in face
  • Chronic pain in male pelvis (finding)
  • Chronic pain in thorax
  • Chronic pain of sacrum greater than 3 months
  • Chronic pain, nonmalignant
  • Chronic pelvic pain syndrome
  • Chronic pelvic pain, male
  • Chronic sacral >3 months
  • Chronic sacral pain for greater than 3 months
  • Chronic sacrum pain > 3 months
  • Chronic thoracic pain
  • Facial pain, chronic
  • Neck pain, chronic
  • Pain of coccyx greater than 3 months, chronic
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 338.29 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G89.29 Other chronic pain
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 338.29:
  • Pain(s) (see also Painful) 780.96
    • chronic 338.29
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