Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 720.1
Spinal enthesopathy
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 720.1 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 720.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Spinal enthesopathy at multiple sites in spine
  • Spinal enthesopathy of cervical (neck) spine
  • Spinal enthesopathy of cervical region
  • Spinal enthesopathy of cervical spine
  • Spinal enthesopathy of cervicothoracic region
  • Spinal enthesopathy of cervicothoracic spine
  • Spinal enthesopathy of lumbar region
  • Spinal enthesopathy of lumbar spine
  • Spinal enthesopathy of lumbosacral region
  • Spinal enthesopathy of lumbosacral spine
  • Spinal enthesopathy of multiple sites in spine
  • Spinal enthesopathy of occipitatlantoaxial spine
  • Spinal enthesopathy of occipitoatlantoaxial region
  • Spinal enthesopathy of sacrococcygeal region
  • Spinal enthesopathy of sacrococcygeal spine
  • Spinal enthesopathy of thoracic region
  • Spinal enthesopathy of thoracic spine
  • Spinal enthesopathy of thoracolumbar region
  • Spinal enthesopathy of thoracolumbar spine
Applies To
  • Disorder of peripheral ligamentous or muscular attachments of spine
  • Romanus lesion
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 720.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M46.00 Spinal enthesopathy, site unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 720.1:
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • ligamentous attachments, peripheral - see also Enthesopathy
      • spine 720.1
    • muscular attachments, peripheral - see also Enthesopathy
      • spine 720.1
    • spine NEC 724.9
      • ligamentous or muscular attachments, peripheral 720.1
  • Enthesopathy 726.90
    • spinal 720.1
  • Lesion(s)
    • romanus 720.1
  • Romanus lesion 720.1
  • Tenosynovitis (see also Synovitis) 727.00
    • spine 720.1
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