Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 733.1
Pathologic fracture
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 8 ICD-9-CM codes below 733.1 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A broken bone caused by disease, often by the spread of cancer to the bone.
  • Fractures occurring as a result of disease of a bone or from some undiscoverable cause, and not due to trauma. (Dorland, 27th ed)
733.1 Excludes
Applies To
  • Chronic fracture
  • Spontaneous fracture
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