ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 721.3


Lumbosacral spondylosis

Diagnosis Code 721.3

ICD-9: 721.3
Short Description: Lumbosacral spondylosis
Long Description: Lumbosacral spondylosis without myelopathy
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 721.3

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (710–739)
    • Dorsopathies (720-724)
      • 721 Spondylosis and allied disorders

Information for Medical Professionals

Convert to ICD-10 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 721.3 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Information for Patients


Spine Injuries and Disorders

Your backbone, or spine, is made up of 26 bone discs called vertebrae. The vertebrae protect your spinal cord and allow you to stand and bend. A number of problems can change the structure of the spine or damage the vertebrae and surrounding tissue. They include

  • Infections
  • Injuries
  • Tumors
  • Conditions, such as ankylosing spondylitis and scoliosis
  • Bone changes that come with age, such as spinal stenosis and herniated disks

Spinal diseases often cause pain when bone changes put pressure on the spinal cord or nerves. They can also limit movement. Treatments differ by disease, but sometimes they include back braces and surgery.

  • Compression fractures of the back
  • Foraminotomy
  • Halo brace
  • Kyphosis
  • Laminectomy
  • Lordosis
  • Spinal fusion
  • Spinal tumor
  • Spine surgery - discharge
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic spine CT scan
  • Thoracic spine x-ray


[]
Previous Code
Previous Code 721.2
Next Code
721.41 Next Code

Related pages


esophageal cancer icd 9gouty arthritis icd 10294.8icd conjunctivitis305.1 icd 9 codeicd 9 for cardiac arrestleukoencephalopathy causesicd 9 code for j tubelumbosacral strain icd 9icd 10 code for elevated blood pressureicd 9 code for shin painsynonyms for exertionicd 9 code for crest syndromepilar cyst icd 9o98diabetes type 1 hyperglycemiadistal thumb fracture754.0retinal macroaneurysmshoulder adhesive capsulitis icd 9icd 9 code for bruiseicd 9 code for kidney massicd code for gastroenteritisicd 9 code personal history of colon cancerdiagnosis code for seizureicd 9 for hearing losslightheadedness icd 9 codeicd 9 for aphasiaicd 9 hip dislocationaortic insufficiency icd 9icd v70pick's disease symptomsacl tear icd 9 codeicd 9 code for brain cancericd 9 code for cervical arthritisicd 9 327.23headache icd 10icd 10 code for seizurediagnosis code for hashimoto thyroiditisvalvular cardiomyopathy icd 9hypersomnia icd 9 codeicd10 listpolyp of nasal cavityinfected stomaotogenic paindiagnosis code 781.0breast exam icd 9dx code for blurred visionrotator cuff capsule sprainacute bronchitis icd 9icd 9 code 042cholelithiasis without obstructionicd 9 code for lentigov58.69compression fracture thoracic spine icd 9 codediabetes type 1 hyperglycemiamastalgia icd 9insomnia icd 9ulnar nerve lesion at elbowovarian failure icd 9icd 9 tbicd 9 code for 300.00icd 9 code 790.93dry eye icd 9diagnosis code for rotator cuff tendonitisicd 9 code for gynecomastiaicd 9 bone density screeningicd 10 code for nstemiicd 9 code elevated psa296.33 diagnosis codedyspereniaicd9 code 311lumbosacral neuritis symptoms