Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 709.2
Scar conditions and fibrosis of skin
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 709.2 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 709.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Contracture of bilat finger joints due to scar
  • Contracture of bilateral finger joints due to scar
  • Contracture of left finger joint due to scar
  • Contracture of right finger joint due to scar
  • Contracture of scar of skin
  • Contracture scar
  • Disfigurement due to scar
  • Eyelid scar
  • Fibrosis of injection site
  • Fibrosis of skin
  • Fibrosis of the skin
  • Injection site fibrosis
  • Joint contracture of finger due to scar
  • Painful scar
  • Scar causing joint contracture of finger
  • Scar contracture
  • Scar of eyelid
  • Scar of hand
  • Scar of skin
  • Scar of skin of eyelid (disorder)
  • Scar of skin of hand (disorder)
  • Scar of skin, symptomatic
  • Scar, hand
  • Scarring disorder
  • Skin fibrosis
  • Skin scar
  • Symptomatic scar of skin
  • Ugly scar
Clinical Information
  • A mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
  • Lingering mark left on the skin after a surface injury, formed in the process of wound healing; also includes the new, internal tissue formed in the process of repair, as in a scarred kidney
709.2 Excludes
Applies To
  • Adherent scar (skin)
  • Cicatrix
  • Disfigurement (due to scar)
  • Fibrosis, skin NOS
  • Scar NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 709.2 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM L90.5 Scar conditions and fibrosis of skin
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 709.2:
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