ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 739.8

Somat dysfunc rib cage

Diagnosis Code 739.8

ICD-9: 739.8
Short Description: Somat dysfunc rib cage
Long Description: Nonallopathic lesions, rib cage
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 739.8

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (710–739)
    • Osteopathies, chondropathies, and acquired musculoskeletal deformities (730-739)
      • 739 Nonallopathic lesions, not elsewhere classified

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Depressed rib
  • Exhalation rib dysfunction
  • Inhalation rib dysfunction
  • Nonallopathic lesion of costochondral region
  • Nonallopathic lesion of costovertebral region
  • Nonallopathic lesion of sternochondral region
  • Nonallopathic lesion of the rib cage
  • Rib somatic dysfunction

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