Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 733.90
Disorder of bone and cartilage, unspecified
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Bone & cartilage dis NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 733.90 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 733.90 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bone pain
  • Cartilage disorder
  • Disorder of bone
  • Lesion of vertebra
  • Mass of thoracic vertebra
  • Mass of thoracic vertebrae
  • Mass, thoracic spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteopenia (lower bone density)
  • Osteopenia (lower bone density) with age
  • Osteopenia, senile
  • Osteopenia, steroid induced
  • Senile osteopenia
  • Steroid induced osteopenia
  • Steroid-induced osteopenia
  • Unspecified bone disorder
  • Unspecified cartilage disorder
  • Vertebral lesion
  • Xiphoidalgia
  • Xiphoidalgia syndrome
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 733.90 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M89.9 Disorder of bone, unspecified
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M94.9 Disorder of cartilage, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 733.90:
  • Borderline
    • osteopenia 733.90
  • Change(s) (of) - see also Removal of
    • bone 733.90
  • Degeneration, degenerative
    • bone 733.90
    • spinal (cord) 336.8
      • amyloid 277.39
      • column 733.90
      • combined (subacute) (see also Degeneration, combined) 266.2 [336.2]
      • dorsolateral (see also Degeneration, combined) 266.2 [336.2]
      • familial NEC 336.8
      • fatty 336.8
      • funicular (see also Degeneration, combined) 266.2 [336.2]
      • heredofamilial NEC 336.8
      • posterolateral (see also Degeneration, combined) 266.2 [336.2]
      • subacute combined - see Degeneration, combined
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 013.8
    • spine 733.90
    • turbinate 733.90
  • Destruction
    • bone 733.90
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • back bone NEC 733.90
    • bone 733.90
    • cartilage NEC 733.90
    • periosteum 733.90
    • vertebra, vertebral NEC 733.90
      • disc - see Disease, Intervertebral disc
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • bone NEC 733.90
  • Lesion(s)
    • bone 733.90
    • osteolytic 733.90
  • Mass
    • bone 733.90
  • Osteocopic pain 733.90
  • Osteodynia 733.90
  • Osteopenia 733.90
    • borderline 733.90
  • Pain(s) (see also Painful) 780.96
    • bone 733.90
    • cartilage NEC 733.90
    • osteocopic 733.90
    • tibia 733.90
    • xiphoid 733.90
  • Scapulalgia 733.90
  • Symptoms, specified (general) NEC 780.99
    • bone NEC 733.90
  • Xiphodynia 733.90
  • Xiphoidalgia 733.90
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 733.90 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.