729.2 NEURALGIA/NEURITIS NOS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 729.2

Short Description: Neuralgia/neuritis NOS

Long Description: Neuralgia, neuritis, and radiculitis, unspecified

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (710–739)
    • Rheumatism, excluding the back (725-729)
      • 729 Other disorders of soft tissues
        • 729.2 Neuralgia/neuritis NOS

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 729.2 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • policeman's 729.2
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • nerve NEC 729.2
  • Neuralgia, neuralgic (acute) (see also Neuritis) 729.2
    • accessory (nerve) 352.4
    • acoustic (nerve) 388.5
    • ankle 355.8
    • anterior crural 355.8
    • anus 787.99
    • arm 723.4
    • auditory (nerve) 388.5
    • axilla 353.0
    • bladder 788.1
    • brachial 723.4
    • brain - see Disorder nerve, cranial
    • broad ligament 625.9
    • cerebral - see Disorder, nerve, cranial
    • ciliary 339.00
    • cranial nerve - see also Disorder, nerve, cranial
      • fifth or trigeminal (see also Neuralgia, trigeminal) 350.1
    • ear 388.71
      • middle 352.1
    • facial 351.8
    • finger 354.9
    • flank 355.8
    • foot 355.8
    • forearm 354.9
    • Fothergill's (see also Neuralgia, trigeminal) 350.1
      • postherpetic 053.12
    • glossopharyngeal (nerve) 352.1
    • groin 355.8
    • hand 354.9
    • heel 355.8
    • Horton's 339.00
    • Hunt's 053.11
    • hypoglossal (nerve) 352.5
    • iliac region 355.8
    • infraorbital (see also Neuralgia, trigeminal) 350.1
    • inguinal 355.8
    • intercostal (nerve) 353.8
      • postherpetic 053.19
    • jaw 352.1
    • kidney 788.0
    • knee 355.8
    • loin 355.8
    • malarial (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • mastoid 385.89
    • maxilla 352.1
    • median thenar 354.1
    • metatarsal 355.6
    • middle ear 352.1
    • migrainous 339.00
    • Morton's 355.6
    • nerve, cranial - see Disorder, nerve, cranial
    • nose 352.0
    • occipital 723.8
    • olfactory (nerve) 352.0
    • ophthalmic 377.30
      • postherpetic 053.19
    • optic (nerve) 377.30
    • penis 607.9
    • perineum 355.8
    • pleura 511.0
    • postherpetic NEC 053.19
      • geniculate ganglion 053.11
      • ophthalmic 053.19
      • trifacial 053.12
      • trigeminal 053.12
    • pubic region 355.8
    • radial (nerve) 723.4
    • rectum 787.99
    • sacroiliac joint 724.3
    • sciatic (nerve) 724.3
    • scrotum 608.9
    • seminal vesicle 608.9
    • shoulder 354.9
    • sluder's 337.09
    • specified nerve NEC - see Disorder, nerve
    • spermatic cord 608.9
    • sphenopalatine (ganglion) 337.09
    • subscapular (nerve) 723.4
    • suprascapular (nerve) 723.4
    • testis 608.89
    • thenar (median) 354.1
    • thigh 355.8
    • tongue 352.5
    • trifacial (nerve) (see also Neuralgia, trigeminal) 350.1
    • trigeminal (nerve) 350.1
      • postherpetic 053.12
    • tympanic plexus 388.71
    • ulnar (nerve) 723.4
    • vagus (nerve) 352.3
    • wrist 354.9
    • writers' 300.89
      • organic 333.84
  • Neuritis (see also Neuralgia) 729.2
    • abducens (nerve) 378.54
    • accessory (nerve) 352.4
    • acoustic (nerve) 388.5
      • syphilitic 094.86
    • alcoholic 357.5
      • with psychosis 291.1
    • amyloid, any site 277.39 [357.4]
    • anterior crural 355.8
    • arising during pregnancy 646.4
    • arm 723.4
    • ascending 355.2
    • auditory (nerve) 388.5
    • brachial (nerve) NEC 723.4
      • due to displacement, intervertebral disc 722.0
    • cervical 723.4
    • chest (wall) 353.8
    • costal region 353.8
    • cranial nerve - see also Disorder, nerve, cranial
      • first or olfactory 352.0
      • second or optic 377.30
      • third or oculomotor 378.52
      • fourth or trochlear 378.53
      • fifth or trigeminal (see also Neuralgia, trigeminal) 350.1
      • sixth or abducens 378.54
      • seventh or facial 351.8
        • newborn 767.5
      • eighth or acoustic 388.5
      • ninth or glossopharyngeal 352.1
      • tenth or vagus 352.3
      • eleventh or accessory 352.4
      • twelfth or hypoglossal 352.5
    • D�j�rine-Sottas 356.0
    • diabetic 250.6 [357.2]
      • due to secondary diabetes 249.6 [357.2]
    • diphtheritic 032.89 [357.4]
    • due to
      • beriberi 265.0 [357.4]
      • displacement, prolapse, protrusion, or rupture of intervertebral disc 722.2
        • cervical 722.0
        • lumbar, lumbosacral 722.10
        • thoracic, thoracolumbar 722.11
      • herniation, nucleus pulposus 722.2
        • cervical 722.0
        • lumbar, lumbosacral 722.10
        • thoracic, thoracolumbar 722.11
    • endemic 265.0 [357.4]
    • facial (nerve) 351.8
      • newborn 767.5
    • general - see Polyneuropathy
    • geniculate ganglion 351.1
      • due to herpes 053.11
    • glossopharyngeal (nerve) 352.1
    • gouty 274.89 [357.4]
    • hypoglossal (nerve) 352.5
    • ilioinguinal (nerve) 355.8
    • in diseases classified elsewhere - see Polyneuropathy, in
    • infectious (multiple) 357.0
    • intercostal (nerve) 353.8
    • interstitial hypertrophic progressive NEC 356.9
    • leg 355.8
    • lumbosacral NEC 724.4
    • median (nerve) 354.1
      • thenar 354.1
    • multiple (acute) (infective) 356.9
      • endemic 265.0 [357.4]
    • multiplex endemica 265.0 [357.4]
    • nerve root (see also Radiculitis) 729.2
    • oculomotor (nerve) 378.52
    • olfactory (nerve) 352.0
    • optic (nerve) 377.30
      • in myelitis 341.0
      • meningococcal 036.81
    • pelvic 355.8
    • peripheral (nerve) - see also Neuropathy, peripheral
      • complicating pregnancy or puerperium 646.4
      • specified nerve NEC - see Mononeuritis
    • pneumogastric (nerve) 352.3
    • postchickenpox 052.7
    • postherpetic 053.19
    • progressive hypertrophic interstitial NEC 356.9
    • puerperal, postpartum 646.4
    • radial (nerve) 723.4
    • retrobulbar 377.32
      • syphilitic 094.85
    • rheumatic (chronic) 729.2
    • sacral region 355.8
    • sciatic (nerve) 724.3
      • due to displacement of intervertebral disc 722.10
    • serum 999.59
    • specified nerve NEC - see Disorder, nerve
    • spinal (nerve) 355.9
      • root (see also Radiculitis) 729.2
    • subscapular (nerve) 723.4
    • suprascapular (nerve) 723.4
    • syphilitic 095.8
    • thenar (median) 354.1
    • thoracic NEC 724.4
    • toxic NEC 357.7
    • trochlear (nerve) 378.53
    • ulnar (nerve) 723.4
    • vagus (nerve) 352.3
  • Neuropathy, neuropathic (see also Disorder, nerve) 355.9
    • radicular NEC 729.2
      • brachial 723.4
      • cervical NEC 723.4
      • hereditary sensory 356.2
      • lumbar 724.4
      • lumbosacral 724.4
      • thoracic NEC 724.4
    • spinal nerve NEC 355.9
      • root (see also Radiculitis) 729.2
  • Pain(s) (see also Painful) 780.96
    • nerve NEC 729.2
    • radicular (spinal) (see also Radiculitis) 729.2
    • root (spinal) (see also Radiculitis) 729.2
    • spinal root (see also Radiculitis) 729.2
  • Perineuritis NEC 729.2
  • Policeman's disease 729.2
  • Radiculitis (pressure) (vertebrogenic) 729.2
    • accessory nerve 723.4
    • anterior crural 724.4
    • arm 723.4
    • brachial 723.4
    • cervical NEC 723.4
    • due to displacement of intervertebral disc - see Neuritis, due to, displacement intervertebral disc
    • leg 724.4
    • lumbar NEC 724.4
    • lumbosacral 724.4
    • rheumatic 729.2
    • syphilitic 094.89
    • thoracic (with visceral pain) 724.4
  • Radiculopathy (see also Radiculitis) 729.2
  • Rheumatism, rheumatic (acute NEC) 729.0
    • neuritis (acute) (chronic) 729.2
    • radiculitis 729.2
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • radicular NEC 729.2
      • lower limbs 724.4
      • upper limbs 723.4
        • newborn 767.4
  • Tarsalgia 729.2

Crosswalk Information

The code 729.2 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
729.2 Right Arrow M54.10 Radiculopathy, site unspecified
M79.2 Neuralgia and neuritis, unspecified
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 data is based on the 2015 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

No. ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
1 729.0 Rheumatism, unspecified and fibrositis
2 729.1 Myalgia and myositis, unspecified
3 729.30 Panniculitis, unspecified site
4 729.31 Hypertrophy of fat pad, knee
5 729.39 Panniculitis, other site
6 729.4 Fasciitis, unspecified
7 729.5 Pain in limb
8 729.6 Residual foreign body in soft tissue
9 729.71 Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of upper extremity
10 729.72 Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of lower extremity
11 729.73 Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of abdomen
12 729.79 Nontraumatic compartment syndrome of other sites
13 729.81 Swelling of limb
14 729.82 Cramp of limb
15 729.89 Other musculoskeletal symptoms referable to limbs
16 729.90 Disorders of soft tissue, unspecified
17 729.91 Post-traumatic seroma
18 729.92 Nontraumatic hematoma of soft tissue
19 729.99 Other disorders of soft tissue

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