ICD-9-CM Spinal Deformity Codes

 
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III.I.0

Lead Author(s): 

Sigurd H. Berven, MD
Matthew D. Hepler, MD

Supporting Author(s): 

Sylvia I. Watkins-Castillo, PhD

Curvature of Spine:
   Idiopathic Scoliosis: 737.30-737.32
   Acquired Kyphosis and Lordosis: 737.0, 737.10, 737.12, 737.19, 737.20-737.29, 737.34, 737.39
   Secondary Scoliosis, Kyphosis, and Lordosis: 737.11, 737.33, 737.40-737.43, 737.8, 737.9
   Spondylolisthesis: 737.40, 756.12
   Adolescent Postural Kyphosis: 737.00
   Kyphosis: 737.10-737.19, 737.41
   Lordosis: 737.20-737.29, 737.42
   Scoliosis: 737.30-737.39, 737.40, 737.43, 737.8, 737.9

Trauma: Spinal Fractures Contributing to Deformity:
   Vertebral Compression Fractures: 805.00-805.08, 805.2, 805.4, 805.6, 805.8
   Traumatic Fractures: 805.10-805.18, 805.3, 805.5, 805.7, 805.9, 806.00-806.09, 806.10-806.19, 806.20-806.29, 806.30-806.39, 806.4, 806.5, 806.60-806.02, 806.69, 806.70-806.72, 806.79, 806.8, 806.9

Infection/Complications Codes:
   Tuberculosis of Vertical Column: 015.00 to 015.06
   Tuberculosis Unspecified: 015.90 to 015.96
   Intracranial and Intraspinal Abscess (Epidural abscess): 324.1, 324.9
   Acute Osteomyelitis: 730.00, 730.08, 730.09
   Chronic Osteomyelitis: 730.10, 730.18, 730.19
   Discitis: 722.90 to 722.93
   Complications of Surgery: 996.2, 996.59, 996.63, 996.72

Spondylopathies:
   Ankylosing Spondylitis: 720.00
   Spinal Enthesopathy: 720.1  
   Sacroiliitis, not elsewhere classified: 720.2
   Other Inflammatory Spondylopathies: 720.81, 820.89  
   Unspecified Inflammatory Spondylopathy: 720.9
   Cervical Spondylosis with Myelopathy: 721.1
   Thoracic or Lumbar Spondylosis with Myelopathy: 721.4
   Spondylosis with Myelopathy, Thoracic Region: 721.41
   Spondylosis with Myelopathy, Lumbar Region: 721.42
   Intervertebral Disc Disorder with Myelopathy: 722.70 to 722.73
   Spinal Stenosis in Cervical Region: 723.00
   Cervicalgia: 723.1
   Cervicocranial Syndrome: 723.2
   Cervicobrachial Syndrome (diffuse): 723.3
   Brachial Neuritis or Radiculitis NOS: 723.4
   Torticollis, Unspecified: 723.5
   Panniculitis Specified as Affecting Neck: 723.6
   Ossification of Posterior Longitudinal Ligament in Cervical Region: 723.7

Spinal Deformity Procedures:
   Decompression: 0309, 8050, 8051
   Cervical Fusion: 8102, 8103
   Thoracic/Dorsal or Dorsolumbar Fusion: 8104, 8105
   Lumbar and Lumbosacral Fusion: 8106, 8107, 8108
   Other Fusion: 8100, 8101
   Cervical Refusion: 8132, 8133
   Thoracic, Dorsal or Dorsolumbar Refusion: 8134, 8135
   Lumbar and Lumbosacral Refusion: 8136, 8137, 8138
   Other Refusion: 8130, 8131, 8139
   Fusion/Refusion of Multiple Vertebrae: 8162, 8163, 8164
   Instrumentation/Insertion of Spinal Device: 8451, 8452, 8459
   Vertebraplasty: 8165
   Kyphoplasty [Percutaneous Vertebral Augmentation]: 8166
   Decompression: 0309
   Diskectomy: 8050, 8051
   Epidural injection: 8192, 8396, 8397

Edition: 

  • 2014

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