Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 711
Arthropathy associated with infections
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 10 ICD-9-CM codes below 711 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by an infectious process involving a joint
  • A disorder of joint(s) caused by the presence of an infectious agent in the joint(s)
  • An infectious process affecting a joint. Causative agents include bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites
711 Includes
  • arthritis associated with conditions classifiable below
  • arthropathy associated with conditions classifiable below
  • polyarthritis associated with conditions classifiable below
  • polyarthropathy associated with conditions classifiable below
711 Excludes
  • rheumatic fever (390)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 711:
  • Reiter's disease, syndrome, or urethritis 099.3 [711.1099.3
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