Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 723.0
Spinal stenosis in cervical region
  • Short description: Cervical spinal stenosis.
  • ICD-9-CM 723.0 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 723.0 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 723.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 723.0: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Osseous and subluxation stenosis of cervical intervertebral foramina
  • Spinal stenosis in cervical region without myelopathy
  • Spinal stenosis of cervical spine
  • Spinal stenosis of cervicothoracic region
  • Spinal stenosis of cervicothoracic spine
  • Spinal stenosis of occipitatlantoaxial spine
  • Stenosis of cervical (neck) spine
  • Stenosis of cervical (neck) spine region
  • Stenosis of cervical spine region
  • Stenosis of cervical spine wo myelopathy
  • Stenosis of foramen magnum
  • Stenosis of spinal canal at craniovertebral junction
  • Stenosis, cervical (neck) without myelopathy
  • Stenosis, foramen magnum
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 723.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M48.02 Spinal stenosis, cervical region
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 723.0:
  • Stenosis (cicatricial) - see also Stricture
    • spinal 724.00
      • cervical 723.0
      • lumbar, lumbosacral (without neurogenic claudication) 724.02
        • with neurogenic claudication 724.03
      • nerve (root) NEC 724.9
      • specified region NEC 724.09
      • thoracic, thoracolumbar 724.01
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