Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 727.1
Bunion
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 727.1 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 727.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Left bunion
  • Left tailors bunion
  • Right bunion
  • Right tailors bunion
  • Swelling of first metatarsophalangeal joint of hallux
  • Swelling of first metatarsophalangeal joint of hallux of left foot
  • Swelling of first metatarsophalangeal joint of hallux of right foot
  • Tailors bunion
  • Tailor's bunion
  • Tailor's bunion of left foot
  • Tailor's bunion of right foot
Clinical Information
  • A painful, inflamed swelling of the bursa at the first joint of the big toe
  • Abnormal swelling of the inner aspect of the first metatarsal head affecting the first metatarsophalangeal joint.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 727.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M20.10 Hallux valgus (acquired), unspecified foot
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 727.1:
  • Bunion 727.1
  • Bunionette 727.1
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