Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 726.91
Exostosis of unspecified site
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Exostosis, site NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 726.91 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 726.91 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bone spur
  • Bone spur of ankle
  • Bone spur of elbow
  • Bone spur of foot
  • Bone spur of hand
  • Bone spur of joint
  • Bone spur of knee
  • Bone spur of L ankle
  • Bone spur of L elbow
  • Bone spur of L foot
  • Bone spur of L hand
  • Bone spur of L knee
  • Bone spur of L shoulder
  • Bone spur of left ankle
  • Bone spur of left elbow
  • Bone spur of left foot
  • Bone spur of left hand
  • Bone spur of left knee
  • Bone spur of left shoulder
  • Bone spur of R ankle
  • Bone spur of R elbow
  • Bone spur of R foot
  • Bone spur of R hand
  • Bone spur of R knee
  • Bone spur of R shoulder
  • Bone spur of right ankle
  • Bone spur of right elbow
  • Bone spur of right foot
  • Bone spur of right hand
  • Bone spur of right knee
  • Bone spur of right shoulder
  • Bone spur of shoulder
  • Exostosis
  • Osteophyte of ankle
  • Osteophyte of elbow
  • Osteophyte of foot
  • Osteophyte of hand
  • Osteophyte of joint
  • Osteophyte of knee
  • Osteophyte of left ankle
  • Osteophyte of left elbow
  • Osteophyte of left foot
  • Osteophyte of left hand
  • Osteophyte of left knee
  • Osteophyte of left shoulder
  • Osteophyte of right ankle
  • Osteophyte of right elbow
  • Osteophyte of right foot
  • Osteophyte of right hand
  • Osteophyte of right knee
  • Osteophyte of right shoulder
  • Osteophyte of shoulder
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by non-neoplastic overgrowth of bone.
  • Benign hypertrophy that projects outward from the surface of bone, often containing a cartilaginous component.
  • Non-neoplastic overgrowth of bone.
Applies To
  • Bone spur NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 726.91 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M25.70 Osteophyte, unspecified joint
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 726.91:
  • Callus (infected) 700
    • bone 726.91
  • Exostosis 726.91
    • cartilaginous (M9210/0) - see Neoplasm, bone, benign
    • multiple (cancellous) (congenital) (hereditary) 756.4
    • nasal bones 726.91
    • osteocartilaginous (M9210/0) - see Neoplasm, bone, benign
    • spine 721.8
      • with spondylosis - see Spondylosis
  • Spur - see also Exostosis
    • nose (septum) 478.19
      • bone 726.91
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