Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 721.7
Traumatic spondylopathy
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 721.7 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 721.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Traumatic cervical spondylopathy
  • Traumatic cervicothoracic spondylopathy
  • Traumatic lumbar spondylopathy
  • Traumatic lumbosacral spondylopathy
  • Traumatic occipitoatlantoaxial spondylopathy
  • Traumatic sacrococcygeal spondylopathy
  • Traumatic spondylopathy of cervical
  • Traumatic spondylopathy of cervicothoracic
  • Traumatic spondylopathy of lumbar
  • Traumatic spondylopathy of lumbosacral
  • Traumatic spondylopathy of occipitatlantoaxial
  • Traumatic spondylopathy of sacrococcygeal
  • Traumatic spondylopathy of thoracic
  • Traumatic spondylopathy of thoracolumbar
  • Traumatic thoracic spondylopathy
  • Traumatic thoracolumbar spondylopathy
Applies To
  • Kümmell's disease or spondylitis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 721.7 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M48.30 Traumatic spondylopathy, site unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 721.7:
  • Arthritis, arthritic (acute) (chronic) (subacute) 716.9
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Kümmell's (-Verneuil) (spondylitis) 721.7
  • Kümmell's disease or spondylitis 721.7
  • Kyphosis, kyphotic (acquired) (postural) 737.10
    • Kümmell's 721.7
  • Spondylitis 720.9
    • Kummell's 721.7
    • posttraumatic 721.7
  • Spondylopathy
    • traumatic 721.7
  • Spondylosis 721.90
    • traumatic 721.7
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