Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 722.93
Other and unspecified disc disorder, lumbar region
  • Short description: Disc dis NEC/NOS-lumbar.
  • ICD-9-CM 722.93 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 722.93 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 722.93.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 722.93: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Annular tear of lumbar disc
  • Calcification lumbar disc
  • Calcification of intervertebral cartilage AND/OR disc of lumbar region
  • Calcification of intervertebral disc - lumbar spine
  • Calcification of lumbar disc
  • Discitis of lumbar region
  • Discitis of lumbar spine
  • Discitis of lumbosacral spine
  • Disorder of lumbar disc
  • Disorder of lumbar intervertebral disc
  • Lumbar disc disorder
  • Lumbar disc lesion
  • Lumbar discitis
  • Lumbosacral discitis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 722.93 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M46.47 Discitis, unspecified, lumbosacral region
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M51.86 Other intervertebral disc disorders, lumbar region
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M51.87 Other intervertebral disc disorders, lumbosacral region
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 722.93:
  • 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
    • lumbar, lumbosacral 722.93
  • 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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