Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 716.59
Unspecified polyarthropathy or polyarthritis, multiple sites
  • Short description: Polyarthritis NOS-mult.
  • ICD-9-CM 716.59 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 716.59 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 716.59.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 716.59: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Arthritis of temporomandibular joint as part of polyarthritis
  • Polyarthropathy or polyarthritis of multiple sites
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 716.59 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M13.0 Polyarthritis, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 716.59:
  • Polyarthritis, polyarthropathy NEC 716.59
    • due to or associated with other specified conditions - see Arthritis, due to or associated with
    • endemic (see also Disease, Kaschin-Beck) 716.0
    • migratory - see Fever, rheumatic
    • rheumatic 714.0
      • fever (acute) - see Fever, rheumatic
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