Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 739.0
Nonallopathic lesions, head region
  • Short description: Somat dys head region.
  • ICD-9-CM 739.0 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 739.0 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 739.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 739.0: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Compression of sphenobasilar synchondrosis
  • Cranial somatic dysfunction
  • Membranous articular strain
  • Non-allopathic lesion head region
  • Nonallopathic lesion of head region
  • Nonallopathic lesion of occipitocervical region
  • Nonallopathic lesion of the head region
  • Segmental and somatic dysfunction of head
  • Segmental and somatic dysfunction of head region
  • Somatic dysfunction of head region
  • Somatic dysfunction of sphenobasilar synchondrosis
  • Sphenobasilar extension
  • Sphenobasilar synchondrosis lateral strain
Applies To
  • Occipitocervical region
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 739.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M99.00 Segmental and somatic dysfunction of head region
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 739.0:
  • Compression
    • brain (stem) 348.4
      • due to
        • contusion, brain - see Contusion, brain
        • injury NEC - see also Hemorrhage, brain, traumatic
          • birth - see Birth, injury, brain
        • laceration, brain - see Laceration, brain
      • osteopathic 739.0
  • Dysfunction
  • Lesion(s)
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