Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 722.91
Other and unspecified disc disorder, cervical region
  • Short description: Disc dis NEC/NOS-cerv.
  • ICD-9-CM 722.91 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 722.91 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 722.91.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 722.91: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Annular tear of cervical disc
  • Calcification cervical disc
  • Calcification of cervical disc
  • Calcification of intervertebral cartilage AND/OR disc of cervical region
  • Calcification of vertebral disc - cervical (neck)
  • Cervical (neck) disc disease
  • Cervical (neck) disc disorder
  • cervical (neck) disc disorder of cervicothoracic spine
  • cervical (neck) disc disorder, midcervical
  • Cervical disc disease
  • Cervical disc disorder
  • Cervical disc disorder of cervicothoracic spine
  • Cervical disc disorder of occipitatlantoaxial spine
  • Cervical disc disorder with radiculopathy
  • Cervical disc disorder, midcervical
  • Cervical discitis
  • Cervicothoracic disc disorder
  • Cervicothoracic discitis
  • Discitis of cervical (neck) region
  • Discitis of cervical region
  • Discitis of cervical spine
  • Discitis of cervicothoracic spine
  • Discitis of occipitatlantoaxial spine
  • Midcervical disc disorder
  • Occipitoatlantoaxial disc disorder
  • Occipitoatlantoaxial discitis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 722.91 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M50.80 Other cervical disc disorders, unspecified cervical region
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M50.90 Cervical disc disorder, unspecified, unspecified cervical region
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 722.91:
  • Calcification
    • disc, intervertebral 722.90
      • cervical, cervicothoracic 722.91
      • lumbar, lumbosacral 722.93
      • thoracic, thoracolumbar 722.92
    • intervertebral cartilage or disc (postinfectional) 722.90
      • cervical, cervicothoracic 722.91
      • lumbar, lumbosacral 722.93
      • thoracic, thoracolumbar 722.92
  • Discitis 722.90
    • cervical, cervicothoracic 722.91
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • intervertebral disc 722.90
      • cervical, cervicothoracic 722.91
      • lumbar, lumbosacral 722.93
      • thoracic, thoracolumbar 722.92
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • disc (intervertebral) (space) 722.90
      • cervical, cervicothoracic 722.91
      • lumbar, lumbosacral 722.93
      • thoracic, thoracolumbar 722.92
    • intervertebral disc 722.90
      • cervical, cervicothoracic 722.91
      • lumbar, lumbosacral 722.93
      • thoracic, thoracolumbar 722.92
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