Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 608.24
Torsion of appendix epididymis
  • Short description: Torsion appy epididymis.
  • ICD-9-CM 608.24 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 608.24 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 608.24.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 608.24: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Torsion appendix epididymis
  • Torsion of appendix of epididymis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 608.24 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N44.04 Torsion of appendix epididymis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 608.24:
  • Deformity 738.9
    • epididymis (congenital) 752.9
  • Torsion
    • appendix
      • epididymis 608.24
      • testis 608.23
    • epididymis 608.24
      • appendix 608.24
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 608.24 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2012 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.