Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 719.0
Effusion of joint
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 10 ICD-9-CM codes below 719.0 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Pathological transudate in the synovial cavity of joints.
719.0 Excludes
  • intermittent hydrarthrosis (719.3)
Applies To
  • Hydrarthrosis
  • Swelling of joint, with or without pain
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 719.0:
  • Arthrocele (see also Effusion, joint) 719.0
  • Ascites 789.59
    • joint (see also Effusion, joint) 719.0
  • Edema, edematous 782.3
    • joint (see also Effusion, joint) 719.0
  • Fluid
    • joint (see also Effusion, joint) 719.0
  • Hydrarthrosis (see also Effusion, joint) 719.0
    • intermittent (see also Rheumatism, palindromic) 719.3
    • of yaws (early) (late) 102.6
  • Hydrops 782.3
    • joint (see also Effusion, joint) 719.0
  • Swelling 782.3
    • joint (see also Effusion, joint) 719.0
      • tuberculous - see Tuberculosis, joint
  • Water
    • in joint (see also Effusion, joint) 719.0
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