Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 711.91
Unspecified infective arthritis, shoulder region
  • Short description: Inf arthritis NOS-shlder.
  • ICD-9-CM 711.91 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 711.91 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 711.91 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M01.X19 Direct infection of unspecified shoulder in infectious and parasitic diseases classified elsewhere
Approximate Synonyms
  • Infective arthritis of bilat shoulders
  • Infective arthritis of bilateral shoulders
  • Infective arthritis of shoulder
  • Infective arthritis of shoulder region
  • Infective arthritis shoulder region
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 711.91:
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • acromioclavicular (joint) 711.91
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