Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 730.1
Chronic osteomyelitis
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 10 ICD-9-CM codes below 730.1 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Death of a bone or part of a bone, either atraumatic or posttraumatic.
  • Death of bone tissue due to traumatic or nontraumatic causes.
730.1 Excludes
Applies To
  • Brodie's abscess
  • Chronic or old osteomyelitis, with or without mention of periostitis
  • Sequestrum
  • Sclerosing osteomyelitis of Garré
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify major osseous defect, if applicable (731.3)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 730.1:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • bone (subperiosteal) (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.0
      • accessory sinus (chronic) (see also Sinusitis) 473.9
      • acute 730.0
      • chronic or old 730.1
      • jaw (lower) (upper) 526.4
      • mastoid - see Mastoiditis, acute
      • petrous (see also Petrositis) 383.20
      • spinal (tuberculous) (see also Tuberculosis) 015.0 [730.88]
    • Brodie's (chronic) (localized) (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.1
    • periosteum, periosteal (see also Periostitis) 730.3
      • with osteomyelitis (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.2
        • acute or subacute 730.0
        • chronic or old 730.1
  • Brodie's
    • abscess (localized) (chronic) (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.1
    • disease (joint) (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.1
  • Busquet's disease (osteoperiostitis) (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.1
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Brodie's (joint) (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.1
    • Busquet's (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.1
    • Garré's (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.1
    • pearl-workers' (chronic osteomyelitis) (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.1
  • Formation
    • sequestrum in bone (due to infection) (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.1
  • Garré's
    • disease (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.1
    • osteitis (sclerosing) (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.1
    • osteomyelitis (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.1
  • Granuloma NEC 686.1
    • bone (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.1
  • Necrosis, necrotic
  • Osteitis (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.2
    • chronic 730.1
    • Garré's (sclerosing) 730.1
    • infectious (acute) (subacute) 730.0
      • chronic or old 730.1
    • sclerotic, nonsuppurative 730.1
  • Osteomyelitis (general) (infective) (localized) (neonatal) (purulent) (pyogenic) (septic) (staphylococcal) (streptococcal) (suppurative) (with periostitis) 730.2
    • chronic or old 730.1
    • Garré's 730.1
    • nonsuppurating 730.1
    • sclerosing, nonsuppurative 730.1
    • sicca 730.1
  • Osteonecrosis 733.40
    • meaning osteomyelitis 730.1
  • Pearl-workers' disease (chronic osteomyelitis) (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.1
  • Periostitis (circumscribed) (diffuse) (infective) 730.3
    • with osteomyelitis (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.2
      • acute or subacute 730.0
      • chronic or old 730.1
  • Periostosis (see also Periostitis) 730.3
    • with osteomyelitis (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.2
      • acute or subacute 730.0
      • chronic or old 730.1
  • Sclerosis, sclerotic
    • idiopathic cortical (Garre's) (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.1
  • Sequestrum
    • bone (see also Osteomyelitis) 730.1
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