Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 719.52
Stiffness of joint, not elsewhere classified, upper arm
  • Short description: Jt stiffness NEC-up/arm.
  • ICD-9-CM 719.52 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 719.52 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Elbow stiff
  • On examination - reduced movement of arm
  • Stiffness of Bilat elbow joint
  • Stiffness of bilateral elbow joints
  • Stiffness of elbow
  • Stiffness of elbow joint, both sides
  • Stiffness of L elbow
  • Stiffness of left elbow
  • Stiffness of left elbow joint
  • Stiffness of R elbow
  • Stiffness of right elbow
  • Stiffness of right elbow joint
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 719.52 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM M25.629 Stiffness of unspecified elbow, not elsewhere classified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 719.52:
  • Stiffness, joint NEC 719.50
    • elbow 719.52
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