ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 729.31

Hypertrophy of fat pad

Diagnosis Code 729.31

ICD-9: 729.31
Short Description: Hypertrophy of fat pad
Long Description: Hypertrophy of fat pad, knee
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 729.31

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (710–739)
    • Rheumatism, excluding the back (725-729)
      • 729 Other disorders of soft tissues

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • M79.4 - Hypertrophy of (infrapatellar) fat pad

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 729.31 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Degeneration, degenerative
      • infrapatellar fat pad 729.31
      • popliteal fat pad 729.31
    • Fat
      • hernia, herniation 729.30
        • knee 729.31
        • retropatellar 729.31
      • localized (pad) 278.1
        • knee 729.31
        • retropatellar 729.31
    • Fibrosis, fibrotic
      • infrapatellar fat pad 729.31
      • popliteal fat pad 729.31
    • Hernia, hernial (acquired) (recurrent) 553.9
      • fat 729.30
        • pad 729.30
          • knee 729.31
          • popliteal (space) 729.31
      • infrapatellar fat pad 729.31
      • popliteal fat pad 729.31
    • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
      • fat pad 729.30
        • infrapatellar 729.31
        • knee 729.31
        • popliteal 729.31
        • prepatellar 729.31
        • retropatellar 729.31
      • infrapatellar fat pad 729.31
      • popliteal fat pad 729.31
    • Panniculitis 729.30
      • knee 729.31

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