Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 729.0
Rheumatism, unspecified and fibrositis
  • Short description: Rheumatism NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 729.0 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 729.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 729.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 729.0: 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Fibroblastic rheumatism
  • Fibrositis
  • Fibrositis arm
  • Fibrositis of neck
  • Hand rheumatism
  • Muscular rheumatism
  • Non-articular rheumatism
  • Primary fibrositis
  • Rheumatism
  • Rheumatism, excluding the back
  • Rheumatoid linear subcutaneous bands
  • Secondary fibrositis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 729.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M79.0 Rheumatism, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 729.0:
  • Fibrositis (periarticular) (rheumatoid) 729.0
    • humeroscapular region 726.2
  • Pain(s) (see also Painful) 780.96
    • rheumatic NEC 729.0
  • Rheumatism, rheumatic (acute NEC) 729.0
    • adherent pericardium 393
    • arthritis
      • acute or subacute - see Fever, rheumatic
      • chronic 714.0
    • articular (chronic) NEC (see also Arthritis) 716.9
      • acute or subacute - see Fever, rheumatic
    • carditis - see Disease, heart, rheumatic
    • cerebral - see Fever, rheumatic
    • chorea (acute) - see Chorea, rheumatic
    • chronic NEC 729.0
    • degeneration, myocardium (see also Degeneration, myocardium, with rheumatic fever) 398.0
    • febrile - see Fever, rheumatic
    • fever - see Fever, rheumatic
    • heart
      • disease (see also Disease, heart, rheumatic) 398.90
      • failure (chronic) (congestive) (inactive) 398.91
    • hemopericardium - see Rheumatic, pericarditis
    • hydropericardium - see Rheumatic, pericarditis
    • inflammatory (acute) (chronic) (subacute) - see Fever, rheumatic
    • intercostal 729.0
      • meaning Tietze's disease 733.6
    • joint (chronic) NEC (see also Arthritis) 716.9
      • acute - see Fever, rheumatic
    • mediastinopericarditis - see Rheumatic, pericarditis
    • muscular 729.0
    • myocardial degeneration (see also Degeneration, myocardium, with rheumatic fever) 398.0
    • myocarditis (chronic) (inactive) (with chorea) 398.0
      • active or acute 391.2
        • with chorea (acute) (rheumatic) (Sydenham's) 392.0
    • neuralgic 729.0
    • neuritis (acute) (chronic) 729.2
    • neuromuscular 729.0
    • nodose - see Arthritis, nodosa
    • nonarticular 729.0
    • pancarditis, acute 391.8
      • with chorea (acute) (rheumatic) (Sydenham's) 392.0
      • chronic or inactive 398.99
    • pericarditis (active) (acute) (with effusion) (with pneumonia) 391.0
      • with chorea (acute) (rheumatic) (Sydenham's) 392.0
      • chronic or inactive 393
    • pericardium - see Rheumatic, pericarditis
    • pleuropericarditis - see Rheumatic, pericarditis
    • pneumopericarditis - see Rheumatic, pericarditis
    • polyarthritis
      • acute or subacute - see Fever, rheumatic
      • chronic 714.0
    • polyarticular NEC (see also Arthritis) 716.9
    • septic - see Fever, rheumatic
    • subacute NEC 729.0
    • tuberculous NEC (see also Tuberculosis) 015.9
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • fibrositis (periarticular) 729.0
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