Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 727.42
Ganglion of tendon sheath
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 727.42 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 727.42 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: 727.42 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M67.419 Ganglion, unspecified shoulder
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M67.429 Ganglion, unspecified elbow
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M67.439 Ganglion, unspecified wrist
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M67.449 Ganglion, unspecified hand
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M67.459 Ganglion, unspecified hip
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M67.469 Ganglion, unspecified knee
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M67.479 Ganglion, unspecified ankle and foot
Approximate Synonyms
  • Ganglion cyst of tendon sheath
  • Ganglion cyst of tendon sheath bilat hands
  • Ganglion cyst of tendon sheath bilateral hands
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 727.42:
  • Cyst (mucus) (retention) (serous) (simple)
    • tendon (sheath) 727.42
  • Diffused ganglion 727.42
  • Ganglion 727.43
    • tendon sheath (compound) (diffuse) 727.42
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