Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 723.2
Cervicocranial syndrome
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 723.2 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 723.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A neurologic syndrome following injury of the spinal sympathetic nerves of the neck. The injury usually results from arthritis or pinching by the adjacent vertebrae. Symptoms include facial pain, chronic allergies, dizziness, neck pain, ear pain and vertigo.
Applies To
  • Barré-Liéou syndrome
  • Posterior cervical sympathetic syndrome
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 723.2 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M53.0 Cervicocranial syndrome
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 723.2:
  • Barré-Liéou syndrome (posterior cervical sympathetic) 723.2
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Barré-Liéou (posterior cervical sympathetic) 723.2
    • cervical (root) (spine) NEC 723.8
    • cervicocranial 723.2
    • craniovertebral 723.2
    • posterior
      • cervical sympathetic 723.2
      • fossa compression 348.4
      • inferior cerebellar artery (see also Disease, cerebrovascular, acute) 436
      • reversible encephalopathy (PRES) 348.39
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