Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 718.81
Other joint derangement, not elsewhere classified, shoulder region
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Jt derangment NEC-shlder.
  • ICD-9-CM 718.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 718.81 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 2014 version of ICD-9-CM 718.81.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 718.81: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 718.81 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M24.819 Other specific joint derangements of unspecified shoulder, not elsewhere classified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Derangement of shoulder
  • Flail joint of bilat shoulders
  • Flail joint of bilateral shoulders
  • Flail joint of L shoulder
  • Flail joint of left shoulder
  • Flail joint of R shoulder
  • Flail joint of right shoulder
  • Flail joint of shoulder
  • Forward protrusion of head of humerus
  • Instability of bilat shoulder joints
  • Instability of bilateral shoulder joints
  • Instability of left shoulder joint
  • Instability of right shoulder joint
  • Instability of shoulder
  • Instability of shoulder joint
  • Ligamentous laxity of shoulder region
  • Os acromiale
  • Protrusion of medial end of clavicle
  • Shoulder joint hypermobility
  • Shoulder joint unstable
  • Upward displacement of lateral end of clavicle
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 718.81:
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