Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 723.7
Ossification of posterior longitudinal ligament in cervical region
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Ossification cerv lig.
  • ICD-9-CM 723.7 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 723.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Ossification of posterior longitudinal ligament
  • Ossification of posterior longitudinal ligament of cervical spine
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 723.7 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M67.88 Other specified disorders of synovium and tendon, other site
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 723.7:
  • Ossification
    • ligament
      • posterior longitudinal 724.8
        • cervical 723.7
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