Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 733.92
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 733.92 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 733.92 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Softening and degeneration of the cartilage.
733.92 Excludes
  • chondromalacia of patella (717.7)
Applies To
  • Chondromalacia:
    • NOS
    • localized, except patella
    • systemic
    • tibial plateau
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 733.92 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M94.20 Chondromalacia, unspecified site
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 733.92:
  • Chondromalacia 733.92
    • epiglottis (congenital) 748.3
    • generalized 733.92
    • larynx (congenital) 748.3
    • localized, except patella 733.92
    • systemic 733.92
    • tibial plateau 733.92
    • trachea (congenital) 748.3
  • Softening
    • cartilage 733.92
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 733.92 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.