Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 732.7
Osteochondritis dissecans
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Osteochondrit dissecans.
  • ICD-9-CM 732.7 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 732.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of ankle
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of elbow
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of foot
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of hand
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of hip
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of knee
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of L ankle
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of L elbow
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of L hand
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of L hip
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of L knee
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of L shoulder
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of L wrist
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of left ankle
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of left elbow
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of left hand
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of left hip
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of left knee
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of left shoulder
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of left wrist
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of multiple sites
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of R ankle
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of R elbow
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of R hand
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of R hip
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of R knee
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of R shoulder
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of R wrist
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of right ankle
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of right elbow
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of right hand
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of right hip
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of right knee
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of right shoulder
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of right wrist
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of shoulder
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of the wrist
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of wrist
Clinical Information
  • A type of osteochondritis in which articular cartilage and associated bone becomes partially or totally detached to form joint loose bodies. Affects mainly the knee, ankle, and elbow joints.
  • Separation of a portion of joint cartilage and of underlying bone due to loss of blood supply
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 732.7 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M93.20 Osteochondritis dissecans of unspecified site
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 732.7:
  • Chandler's disease (osteochondritis dissecans, hip) 732.7
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Chandler's (osteochondritis dissecans, hip) 732.7
    • König's (osteochondritis dissecans) 732.7
  • König's
    • disease (osteochondritis dissecans) 732.7
  • Osteochondritis (see also Osteochondrosis) 732.9
    • dissecans 732.7
      • hip 732.7
  • Osteochondrolysis 732.7
  • Osteochondrosis 732.9
    • dissecans (knee) (shoulder) 732.7
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