Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 711.0
Pyogenic arthritis
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 10 ICD-9-CM codes below 711.0 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Arthritis or polyarthritis (due to):
    • coliform [Escherichia coli]
    • Hemophilus influenzae [H. influenzae]
    • pneumococcal
    • Pseudomonas
    • staphylococcal
    • streptococcal
  • Pyarthrosis
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify infectious organism (041.0-041.8)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 711.0:
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