Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 717.42
Derangement of anterior horn of lateral meniscus
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Derange ant lat meniscus.
  • ICD-9-CM 717.42 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 717.42 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cyst of anterior horn of lateral meniscus
  • Cyst of anterior horn of left lateral meniscus
  • Cyst of anterior horn of right lateral meniscus
  • Cystic anterior horn of lateral meniscus
  • Cystic meniscus of L lateral anterior horn
  • Cystic meniscus of left lateral anterior horn
  • Cystic meniscus of R lateral anterior horn
  • Cystic meniscus of right lateral anterior horn
  • Derangement lateral meniscus, anterior horn
  • Derangement of anterior horn of lateral meniscus due to old injury
  • Derangement of anterior horn of lateral meniscus due to old injury of L knee
  • Derangement of anterior horn of lateral meniscus due to old injury of R knee
  • Derangement of anterior horn of left lateral meniscus due to old injury
  • Derangement of anterior horn of right lateral meniscus due to old injury
  • Derangement of lateral meniscus due to old injury
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 717.42 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M23.249 Derangement of anterior horn of lateral meniscus due to old tear or injury, unspecified knee
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M23.349 Other meniscus derangements, anterior horn of lateral meniscus, unspecified knee
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 717.42:
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