Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 727.83
Plica syndrome
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 727.83 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 727.83 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: 727.83 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M67.50 Plica syndrome, unspecified knee
Approximate Synonyms
  • L plica syndrome
  • Left plica syndrome
  • Plica of knee
  • Plica of the knee
  • Plica syndrome of bilat knees
  • Plica syndrome of bilateral knees
  • Plica syndrome of left knee
  • Plica syndrome of right knee
  • R plica syndrome
  • Right plica syndrome
  • Synovial plica
  • Synovial plica of knee
Applies To
  • Plica knee
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 727.83:
  • Plica
    • knee 727.83
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • plica knee 727.83
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