Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 727.49
Other ganglion and cyst of synovium, tendon, and bursa
  • Short description: Bursal cyst NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 727.49 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 727.49 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 727.49.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 727.49: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bursal cyst due to friction
  • Cyst of bursa
  • Ganglion of aponeurosis
  • Synovial cyst of lumbar spine
  • Synovial cyst of sacrum
Applies To
  • Cyst of bursa
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 727.49 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M71.30 Other bursal cyst, unspecified site
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 727.49:
  • Cyst (mucus) (retention) (serous) (simple)
    • bursa, bursal 727.49
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