Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 739.8
Nonallopathic lesions, rib cage
  • Short description: Somat dysfunc rib cage.
  • ICD-9-CM 739.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 739.8 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 739.8: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 739.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M99.08 Segmental and somatic dysfunction of rib cage
Approximate Synonyms
  • Depressed rib
  • Exhalation rib dysfunction
  • Inhalation rib dysfunction
  • Nonallopathic lesion of costochondral region
  • Nonallopathic lesion of costovertebral region
  • Nonallopathic lesion of rib cage
  • Nonallopathic lesion of sternochondral region
  • Nonallopathic lesion of the rib cage
  • Non-allopathic lesion rib cage
  • Rib somatic dysfunction
  • Segmental and somatic dysfunction of rib cage
  • Somatic dysfunction of rib cage
Applies To
  • Costochondral region
  • Costovertebral region
  • Sternochondral region
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 739.8:
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