Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 718.88
Other joint derangement, not elsewhere classified, other specified sites
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 718.88 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 718.88 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 718.88 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M24.80 Other specific joint derangements of unspecified joint, not elsewhere classified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Atlantoaxial instability
  • Atlanto-occipital instability
  • Cervical spine hypermobility
  • Cervical spine instability
  • Cervical spine laxity
  • Cervicothoracic instability
  • Flail arm
  • Flail limb
  • Hyperextension of lumbar spine
  • Hypermobility of spine
  • Instability of cervical spine
  • Instability of cervical vertebra
  • Instability of cervicothoracic spine
  • Instability of femoropatellar joint
  • Instability of lumbar spine
  • Instability of lumbar vertebra
  • Instability of occipitoatlantoaxial spine
  • Instability of sacrococcygeal spine
  • Instability of thoracic spine
  • Instability of thoracic vertebra
  • Instability of thoracolumbar spine
  • Instability of vertebra
  • Instability of vertebral joint
  • Lumbar spine hypermobility
  • Lumbar spine instability
  • Lumbar spine laxity
  • Os odontoideum
  • Sacrococcygeal spinal instability
  • Spinal instabilities of cervicothoracic spine
  • Spinal instabilities of occipitatlantoaxial spine
  • Spinal instabilities of sacrococcygeal spine
  • Spinal instabilities of thoracolumbar spine
  • Spinal instability
  • Thoracic spine instability
  • Thoracolumbar spinal instability
  • Vertigo produced by neck hyperextension
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 718.88:
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