Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 729.2
Neuralgia, neuritis, and radiculitis, unspecified
  • Short description: Neuralgia/neuritis NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 729.2 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 729.2 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 729.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 729.2: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Nerve root disorder
  • Neuralgia
  • Neuralgia (nerve pain)
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis (nerve inflammation)
  • Neuropathic (nerve) pain
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Radicular pain
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculitis (inflamed spinal nerve root)
  • Radiculopathy
  • Radiculopathy (disease of spinal nerve root)
  • Thoracic spondylosis with radiculopathy
729.2 Excludes
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 729.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M54.10 Radiculopathy, site unspecified
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M79.2 Neuralgia and neuritis, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 729.2:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • policeman's 729.2
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • nerve NEC 729.2
  • Neuralgia, neuralgic (acute) (see also Neuritis) 729.2
    • brain - see Disorder nerve, cranial
    • cerebral - see Disorder, nerve, cranial
    • cranial nerve - see also Disorder, nerve, cranial
      • fifth or trigeminal (see also Neuralgia, trigeminal) 350.1
    • Fothergill's (see also Neuralgia, trigeminal) 350.1
    • glossopharyngeal (nerve) 352.1
    • hypoglossal (nerve) 352.5
    • infraorbital (see also Neuralgia, trigeminal) 350.1
    • malarial (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • nerve, cranial - see Disorder, nerve, cranial
    • specified nerve NEC - see Disorder, nerve
    • sphenopalatine (ganglion) 337.09
    • subscapular (nerve) 723.4
    • suprascapular (nerve) 723.4
    • trifacial (nerve) (see also Neuralgia, trigeminal) 350.1
  • Neuritis (see also Neuralgia) 729.2
    • arising during pregnancy 646.4
    • brachial (nerve) NEC 723.4
      • due to displacement, intervertebral disc 722.0
    • cranial nerve - see also Disorder, nerve, cranial
      • first or olfactory 352.0
      • second or optic 377.30
      • third or oculomotor 378.52
      • fourth or trochlear 378.53
      • fifth or trigeminal (see also Neuralgia, trigeminal) 350.1
      • sixth or abducens 378.54
      • seventh or facial 351.8
      • eighth or acoustic 388.5
      • ninth or glossopharyngeal 352.1
      • tenth or vagus 352.3
      • eleventh or accessory 352.4
      • twelfth or hypoglossal 352.5
    • due to
      • beriberi 265.0 [357.4]
      • displacement, prolapse, protrusion, or rupture of intervertebral disc 722.2
      • herniation, nucleus pulposus 722.2
    • general - see Polyneuropathy
    • glossopharyngeal (nerve) 352.1
    • hypoglossal (nerve) 352.5
    • ilioinguinal (nerve) 355.8
    • in diseases classified elsewhere - see Polyneuropathy, in
    • infectious (multiple) 357.0
    • intercostal (nerve) 353.8
    • interstitial hypertrophic progressive NEC 356.9
    • nerve root (see also Radiculitis) 729.2
    • peripheral (nerve) - see also Neuropathy, peripheral
      • complicating pregnancy or puerperium 646.4
      • specified nerve NEC - see Mononeuritis
    • pneumogastric (nerve) 352.3
    • progressive hypertrophic interstitial NEC 356.9
    • puerperal, postpartum 646.4
    • rheumatic (chronic) 729.2
    • sciatic (nerve) 724.3
      • due to displacement of intervertebral disc 722.10
    • specified nerve NEC - see Disorder, nerve
    • spinal (nerve) 355.9
      • root (see also Radiculitis) 729.2
    • subscapular (nerve) 723.4
    • suprascapular (nerve) 723.4
  • Neuropathy, neuropathic (see also Disorder, nerve) 355.9
    • spinal nerve NEC 355.9
      • root (see also Radiculitis) 729.2
  • Pain(s) (see also Painful) 780.96
    • nerve NEC 729.2
    • radicular (spinal) (see also Radiculitis) 729.2
    • root (spinal) (see also Radiculitis) 729.2
    • spinal root (see also Radiculitis) 729.2
  • Perineuritis NEC 729.2
  • Policeman's disease 729.2
  • Radiculitis (pressure) (vertebrogenic) 729.2
    • due to displacement of intervertebral disc - see Neuritis, due to, displacement intervertebral disc
    • rheumatic 729.2
    • thoracic (with visceral pain) 724.4
  • Radiculopathy (see also Radiculitis) 729.2
  • Rheumatism, rheumatic (acute NEC) 729.0
    • neuritis (acute) (chronic) 729.2
    • radiculitis 729.2
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
  • Tarsalgia 729.2
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