ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 739.7

Somat dysfunc upper extr

Diagnosis Code 739.7

ICD-9: 739.7
Short Description: Somat dysfunc upper extr
Long Description: Nonallopathic lesions, upper extremities
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 739.7

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
    • Osteopathies, chondropathies, and acquired musculoskeletal deformities (730-739)
      • 739 Nonallopathic lesions, not elsewhere classified

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Arm somatic dysfunction
  • Elbow somatic dysfunction
  • Forearm somatic dysfunction
  • Hand somatic dysfunction
  • Nonallopathic lesion of acromioclavicular region
  • Nonallopathic lesion of sternoclavicular region
  • Nonallopathic lesion of upper extremities

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 739.7 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Arm Injuries and Disorders

Of the 206 bones in your body, 3 of them are in your arm; the humerus, radius and ulna. Your arms are also made up of muscles, joints, tendons and other connective tissue. Injuries to any of these parts of the arm can occur during sports, a fall or an accident.

Types of arm injuries include

  • Tendinitis and bursitis
  • Sprains
  • Dislocations
  • Broken bones

Some nerve problems, arthritis, or cancers can affect the entire arm and cause pain, spasms, swelling and trouble moving. You may also have problems or injure specific parts of your arm, such as your hand, wrist, elbow or shoulder.

  • Arm CT scan
  • Brachial plexopathy
  • Brachial plexus injury in newborns
  • Radial head fracture - aftercare
  • Radial nerve dysfunction
  • Skeletal limb abnormalities
  • Volkmann ischemic contracture

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