Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 722.31
Schmorl's nodes, thoracic region
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 722.31 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 722.31 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: 722.31 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M51.44 Schmorl's nodes, thoracic region
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M51.45 Schmorl's nodes, thoracolumbar region
Approximate Synonyms
  • Schmorls nodes of thoracic region
  • Schmorl's nodes of thoracic region
  • Schmorls nodes of thoracic spine
  • Schmorl's nodes of thoracolumbar region
  • Schmorls nodes of thoracolumbar spine
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 722.31:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
  • Node(s) - see also Nodules
    • Schmorl's 722.30
      • lumbar, lumbosacral 722.32
      • specified region NEC 722.39
      • thoracic, thoracolumbar 722.31
  • Schmorl's disease or nodes 722.30
    • thoracic, thoracolumbar 722.31
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