Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 524.60
Temporomandibular joint disorders, unspecified
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: TMJ disorders NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 524.60 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 524.60 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Left temporomandibular joint disorder
  • Left TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder
  • Left TMJ disorder
  • Right temporomandibular joint disorder
  • Right TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder
  • Right TMJ disorder
  • Temporomandibular joint (tmj) disorder
  • Temporomandibular joint (tmj) pain syndrome
  • Temporomandibular joint (tmj) tenderness
  • Temporomandibular joint disorder
  • Temporomandibular joint tender
  • Temporomandibular joint-pain-dysfunction syndrome
  • TMJ disorder
  • TMJ pain dysfunction syndrome
  • TMJ tenderness
  • TMJ, pain dysfunction syndrome
Clinical Information
  • Any condition affecting the anatomic and functional characteristics of the temporomandibular joint.
  • Symptom complex consisting of partial deafness, stuffy sensation in the ears, tinnitus, pain, muscle tenderness, clicking in the joint, and limitation or alteration of mandibular movement; symptoms are subjective and manifested primarily in the masticatory muscles rather than the temporomandibular joint itself; etiologic factors are uncertain but include occlusal dysharmony and psychophysiologic factors.
Applies To
  • Temporomandibular joint-pain-dysfunction syndrome [TMJ]
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 524.60 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M26.60 Temporomandibular joint disorder, unspecified
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M26.69 Other specified disorders of temporomandibular joint
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 524.60:
  • Complex
    • Costen's 524.60
  • Costen's syndrome or complex 524.60
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • temporomandibular joint NEC 524.60
  • Dysfunction
    • temporomandibular (joint) (joint-pain-syndrome) NEC 524.60
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Costen's (complex) 524.60
    • temporomandibular joint-pain-dysfunction [TMJ] NEC 524.60
  • Temporomandibular joint-pain-dysfunction syndrome 524.60
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