Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 718.83
Other joint derangement, not elsewhere classified, forearm
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Jt derangmnt NEC-forearm.
  • ICD-9-CM 718.83 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 718.83 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 718.83.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 718.83: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 718.83 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M24.839 Other specific joint derangements of unspecified wrist, not elsewhere classified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Carpal instability with ulnar translocation
  • Carpal instability with volar intercalated segment instability
  • Flail joint of bilat wrists
  • Flail joint of bilateral wrists
  • Flail joint of L wrist
  • Flail joint of left wrist
  • Flail joint of R wrist
  • Flail joint of right wrist
  • Flail joint of wrist
  • Instability of bilat wrist joints
  • Instability of bilateral wrist joints
  • Instability of left wrist joint
  • Instability of right wrist joint
  • Instability of wrist
  • Instability of wrist joint
  • Ligamentous laxity of wrist and/or hand
  • Triangular fibrocartilage detachment
  • Wrist impaction
  • Wrist joint hypermobility
  • Wrist joint unstable
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 718.83:
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