Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 715.15
Osteoarthrosis, localized, primary, pelvic region and thigh
  • Short description: Loc prim osteoart-pelvis.
  • ICD-9-CM 715.15 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 715.15 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 715.15.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 715.15: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Localized primary osteoarthritis of the hip
  • Localized, primary osteoarthritis of the pelvic region and thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of left hip
  • Osteoarthritis of right hip
  • Osteoarthrosis pelvis or thigh, primary, localized
  • Primary localized osteoarthritis of left hip
  • Primary localized osteoarthritis of right hip
  • Primary osteoarthritis of bilat hips
  • Primary osteoarthritis of both hips
  • Primary osteoarthritis of hip
  • Primary osteoarthritis of L hip
  • Primary osteoarthritis of left hip
  • Primary osteoarthritis of pelvis
  • Primary osteoarthritis of R hip
  • Primary osteoarthritis of right hip
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 715.15 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M16.10 Unilateral primary osteoarthritis, unspecified hip
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