ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 722.81

Postlaminect synd-cerv

Diagnosis Code 722.81

ICD-9: 722.81
Short Description: Postlaminect synd-cerv
Long Description: Postlaminectomy syndrome, cervical region
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 722.81

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
    • Dorsopathies (720-724)
      • 722 Intervertebral disc disorders

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Neck Injuries and Disorders

Any part of your neck - muscles, bones, joints, tendons, ligaments, or nerves - can cause neck problems. Neck pain is very common. Pain may also come from your shoulder, jaw, head, or upper arms.

Muscle strain or tension often causes neck pain. The problem is usually overuse, such as from sitting at a computer for too long. Sometimes you can strain your neck muscles from sleeping in an awkward position or overdoing it during exercise. Falls or accidents, including car accidents, are another common cause of neck pain. Whiplash, a soft tissue injury to the neck, is also called neck sprain or strain.

Treatment depends on the cause, but may include applying ice, taking pain relievers, getting physical therapy or wearing a cervical collar. You rarely need surgery.

  • Cervical MRI scan
  • Cervical spine CT scan
  • Cervical spondylosis
  • Neck dissection
  • Neck lump
  • Neck pain
  • Neck pain or spasms -- self care
  • Neck x-ray
  • Spinal fusion
  • Torticollis

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