ICD-9-CM 728.6 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 728.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Dupuytren's contracture of left palm
Dupuytren's contracture of right palm
Left Dupuytrens contracture
Right Dupuytrens contracture
A fibromatosis of the palmar fascia characterized by thickening and contracture of the fibrous bands on the palmar surfaces of the hand and fingers. It arises most commonly in men between the ages of 30 and 50.
A superficial fibromatosis arising from the soft tissue of the palm. It is characterized by the presence of spindle-shaped fibroblasts, and an infiltrative growth pattern. It predominantly affects adult males.
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
728.6 is only applicable to adult patients aged 15 - 124 years inclusive.
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