Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 728.79
Other fibromatoses of muscle, ligament, and fascia
  • Short description: Fibromatoses NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 728.79 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 728.79 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 728.79.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 728.79: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Fibromatoses
  • Fibrositis and nodular fasciitis
  • Intradermal nodular fasciitis
  • Intravascular fasciitis
  • Knuckle pads
  • Musculoskeletal fibromatosis
  • Nodular fasciitis
  • Parosteal nodular fasciitis
  • Pseudosarcomatous fibromatosis
  • Streblodactyly
Applies To
  • Garrod's or knuckle pads
  • Nodular fasciitis
  • Pseudosarcomatous Fibromatosis (proliferative) (subcutaneous)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 728.79 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M72.1 Knuckle pads
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M72.4 Pseudosarcomatous fibromatosis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 728.79:
  • Fasciitis 729.4
    • nodular 728.79
    • pseudosarcomatous 728.79
    • traumatic (old) NEC 728.79
      • current - see Sprain, by site
  • Fibromatosis 728.79
    • abdominal (M8822/1) - see Neoplasm, connective tissue, uncertain behavior
    • aggressive (M8821/1) - see Neoplasm, connective tissue, uncertain behavior
    • congenital generalized (CGF) 759.89
    • proliferative 728.79
    • pseudosarcomatous (proliferative) (subcutaneous) 728.79
    • subcutaneous pseudosarcomatous (proliferative) 728.79
  • Garrod's pads, knuckle 728.79
  • Knuckle pads (Garrod's) 728.79
  • Pads, knuckle or Garrod's 728.79
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