Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 719
Other and unspecified disorders of joint
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 10 ICD-9-CM codes below 719 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by excessive fluid in a joint, usually as a result of joint inflammation
  • Abnormally increased amount of fluid in a joint cavity, usually as a result of joint inflammation
  • Accumulation of watery fluid in the cavity of a joint. (Dorland, 27th ed)
  • Pathological transudate in the synovial cavity of joints
719 Excludes
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