Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 721.41
Spondylosis with myelopathy, thoracic region
  • Short description: Spond compr thor sp cord.
  • ICD-9-CM 721.41 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 721.41 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).
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 721.41.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 721.41: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 721.41 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M47.14 Other spondylosis with myelopathy, thoracic region
Approximate Synonyms
  • Myelopathy, thoracic spine
  • Spinal stenosis of thoracic region with myelopathy
  • Spinal stenosis of thoracic spine w myelopathy
  • Spondylosis of thoracic joint with myelopathy
  • Stenosis of thoracic spine with myelopathy
  • Stenosis of thoracic w myelopathy
  • Thoracic myelopathy
  • Thoracic spine myelopathy
  • Thoracic spondylosis w myelopathy
  • Thoracic spondylosis with myelopathy
  • Thoracic stenosis with myelopathy
Applies To
  • Spondylogenic compression of thoracic spinal cord
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 721.41:
  • Compression
    • spinal (cord) (old or nontraumatic) 336.9
      • by displacement of intervertebral disc - see Displacement, intervertebral disc
      • nerve
        • root NEC 724.9
          • postoperative 722.80
          • traumatic - see Injury, nerve, spinal
        • traumatic - see Injury, nerve, spinal
      • spondylogenic 721.91
        • cervical 721.1
        • lumbar, lumbosacral 721.42
        • thoracic 721.41
      • traumatic - see also Injury, spinal, by site
        • with fracture, vertebra - see Fracture, vertebra, by site, with spinal cord injury
  • Myelopathy (spinal cord) 336.9
    • thoracic 721.41
  • Spondylosis 721.90
    • thoracic 721.2
      • with myelopathy 721.41
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