Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 727.4
Ganglion and cyst of synovium tendon and bursa
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  • There are 5 ICD-9-CM codes below 727.4 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Non-neoplastic tumor-like lesions at joints, developed from the synovial membrane of a joint through the joint capsule into the periarticular tissues. They are filled with synovial fluid with a smooth and translucent appearance. A synovial cyst can develop from any joint, but most commonly at the back of the knee, where it is known as popliteal cyst.
  • Tumor-like lesions at joints, developed from the synovial membrane of a joint
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