Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 732.9
Unspecified osteochondropathy
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Osteochondropathy NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 732.9 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 732.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Apophysitis
  • Epiphysitis
  • Osteochondritis
  • Osteochondropathy
  • Osteochondropathy of ankle and foot
  • Osteochondropathy of ankle and/or foot
  • Osteochondropathy of forearm
  • Osteochondropathy of hand
  • Osteochondropathy of L ankle and foot
  • Osteochondropathy of L forearm
  • Osteochondropathy of L hand
  • Osteochondropathy of L lower leg
  • Osteochondropathy of L shoulder
  • Osteochondropathy of L thigh
  • Osteochondropathy of L upper arm
  • Osteochondropathy of left ankle and foot
  • Osteochondropathy of left foot and/or ankle
  • Osteochondropathy of left forearm
  • Osteochondropathy of left hand
  • Osteochondropathy of left lower leg
  • Osteochondropathy of left shoulder
  • Osteochondropathy of left thigh
  • Osteochondropathy of left upper arm
  • Osteochondropathy of lower leg
  • Osteochondropathy of multiple sites
  • Osteochondropathy of R ankle and foot
  • Osteochondropathy of R forearm
  • Osteochondropathy of R hand
  • Osteochondropathy of R lower leg
  • Osteochondropathy of R shoulder
  • Osteochondropathy of R thigh
  • Osteochondropathy of R upper arm
  • Osteochondropathy of right ankle and foot
  • Osteochondropathy of right forearm
  • Osteochondropathy of right hand
  • Osteochondropathy of right lower leg
  • Osteochondropathy of right shoulder
  • Osteochondropathy of right thigh
  • Osteochondropathy of right upper arm
  • Osteochondropathy of shoulder
  • Osteochondropathy of thigh
  • Osteochondropathy of upper arm
Clinical Information
  • Inflammation of both bone and cartilage.
Applies To
  • Apophysitis
    • NOS
    • not specified as adult or juvenile, of unspecified site
  • Epiphysitis
    • NOS
    • not specified as adult or juvenile, of unspecified site
  • Osteochondritis
    • NOS
    • not specified as adult or juvenile, of unspecified site
  • Osteochondrosis
    • NOS
    • not specified as adult or juvenile, of unspecified site
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 732.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M93.90 Osteochondropathy, unspecified of unspecified site
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 732.9:
  • Acrostealgia 732.9
  • Apophysitis (bone) (see also Osteochondrosis) 732.9
  • Epiphyseolysis, epiphysiolysis (see also Osteochondrosis) 732.9
  • Epiphysitis (see also Osteochondrosis) 732.9
    • marginal (Scheuermann's) 732.0
    • syphilitic (congenital) 090.0
    • vertebral (Scheuermann's) 732.0
  • Loosening epiphysis 732.9
  • Osteochondritis (see also Osteochondrosis) 732.9
    • syphilitic (congenital) 090.0
  • Osteochondropathy NEC 732.9
  • Osteochondrosis 732.9
    • Buchanan's (juvenile osteochondrosis of iliac crest) 732.1
    • Buchman's (juvenile osteochondrosis) 732.1
    • capitular epiphysis (femur) 732.1
    • Diaz's (astragalus) 732.5
    • dissecans (knee) (shoulder) 732.7
    • femoral capital epiphysis 732.1
    • femur (head) (juvenile) 732.1
    • Freiberg's (disease) (second metatarsal) 732.5
    • Haglund's (os tibiale externum) 732.5
    • iliac crest (juvenile) 732.1
    • ischiopubic synchondrosis 732.1
    • Iselin's (osteochondrosis fifth metatarsal) 732.5
    • Kienböck's (disease) 732.3
    • Köhler's (disease) (navicular, ankle) 732.5
    • Legg-Calvé-Perthes (disease) 732.1
    • lower extremity (juvenile) 732.4
    • metacarpal heads (of Mauclaire) 732.3
    • metatarsal (fifth) (head) (second) 732.5
    • os tibiale externum 732.5
    • patellar center
      • primary (of Köhler) 732.4
      • secondary (of Sinding-Larsen) 732.4
    • radial head (juvenile) 732.3
    • Sever's (calcaneum) 732.5
    • Sinding-Larsen (secondary patellar center) 732.4
    • symphysis pubis (of Pierson) (juvenile) 732.1
    • syphilitic (congenital) 090.0
    • tarsal (navicular) (scaphoid) 732.5
    • tibia (proximal) (tubercle) 732.4
    • tuberculous - see Tuberculosis, bone
    • upper extremity (juvenile) 732.3
    • van Neck's (juvenile osteochondrosis) 732.1
  • Separation
    • epiphysis, epiphyseal
      • nontraumatic 732.9
      • traumatic - see Fracture, by site
  • Slipped, slipping
    • epiphysis (postinfectional) 732.9
      • traumatic (old) 732.9
        • current - see Fracture, by site
      • upper femoral (nontraumatic) 732.2
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