Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 712.3
Chondrocalcinosis cause unspecified
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 10 ICD-9-CM codes below 712.3 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Presence of calcium salts, especially calcium pyrophosphate, in the cartilaginous structures of one or more joints. When accompanied by attacks of goutlike symptoms, it is called pseudogout. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Code First
  • Code first underlying disease (275.49)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 712.3:
  • Chondrocalcinosis (articular) (crystal deposition) (dihydrate) (see also Arthritis, due to, crystals) 275.49 [712.3]
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