Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 738.4
Acquired spondylolisthesis
  • Short description: Acq spondylolisthesis.
  • ICD-9-CM 738.4 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 738.4 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 738.4.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 738.4: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acquired cervical (neck) spondylolisthesis
  • Acquired cervical (neck) spondylolysis
  • Acquired cervical spondylolisthesis
  • Acquired cervical spondylolysis
  • Acquired cervicothoracic spondylolisthesis
  • Acquired cervicothoracic spondylolysis
  • Acquired lumbar spondylolisthesis
  • Acquired lumbosacral spondylolisthesis
  • Acquired lumbosacral spondylolysis
  • Acquired occipitaltantoaxial spondylolisthesis
  • Acquired occipitatlantoaxial spondylolysis
  • Acquired sacrococcygeal spondylolisthesis
  • Acquired sacrococcygeal spondylolysis
  • Acquired spondylolisthesis of multiple sites
  • Acquired spondylolysis
  • Acquired spondylolysis of multiple sites
  • Acquired thoracic spondylolisthesis
  • Acquired thoracic spondylolysis
  • Acquired thoracolumbar spondylolisthesis
  • Acquired thoracolumbar spondylolysis
  • Cervical spondylolisthesis
  • Cervicothoracic spondylolisthesis
  • Cervicothoracic spondylolysis
  • Degenerative spondylolisthesis
  • Lumbar spondylolisthesis
  • Lumbosacral spondylolisthesis
  • Lumbosacral spondylolysis
  • Occipitoatlantoaxial spondylolisthesis
  • Occipitoatlantoaxial spondylolysis
  • Sacrococcygeal spondylolisthesis
  • Sacrococcygeal spondylolysis
  • Spondylolisthesis of multiple sites
  • Spondylolisthesis, acquired
  • Spondylolysis of cervical spine
  • Spondylolysis of multiple sites
  • Spondylolysis, acquired
  • Thoracic spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic spondylolysis
  • Thoracolumbar spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracolumbar spondylolysis
738.4 Excludes
Applies To
  • Degenerative spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylolysis, acquired
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 738.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M43.00 Spondylolysis, site unspecified
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M43.10 Spondylolisthesis, site unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 738.4:
  • Spondylolisthesis (congenital) (lumbosacral) 756.12
    • acquired 738.4
    • degenerative 738.4
    • traumatic 738.4
      • acute (lumbar) - see Fracture, vertebra, lumbar
        • site other than lumbosacral - see Fracture, vertebra, by site
  • Spondylolysis (congenital) 756.11
    • acquired 738.4
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