Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 727.40
Synovial cyst, unspecified
  • Short description: Synovial cyst NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 727.40 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 727.40 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 727.40.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 727.40: 2013 2014 2015.
Disease Synonyms
  • Digital mucous cyst
  • Ganglion/synovial cyst - wrist
  • Synovial cyst
  • Synovial cyst of lumbar spine
  • Synovial cyst of sacrum
  • Synovial cyst of wrist
  • Synovial cyst, lumbar spine
  • Synovial cyst, sacrum
727.40 Excludes
  • that of popliteal space (727.51)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 727.40 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM M71.30 Other bursal cyst, unspecified site
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 727.40:
  • Cyst (mucus) (retention) (serous) (simple)
    • synovial 727.40
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