Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 719.03
Effusion of joint, forearm
  • Short description: Joint effusion-forearm.
  • ICD-9-CM 719.03 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 719.03 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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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 719.03: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 719.03 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M25.439 Effusion, unspecified wrist
Approximate Synonyms
  • Effusion of bilat wrists
  • Effusion of bilateral wrists
  • Effusion of L wrist
  • Effusion of left wrist
  • Effusion of R wrist
  • Effusion of right wrist
  • Effusion of wrist
  • Wrist joint effusion
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 719.03:
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