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    Default "D.I.S.H." (Disseminate Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis)

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    what ICD-9 code would you use for this "D.I.S.H." (Disseminate Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis)? Looks like it may be also referred to as "Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis.


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    Default D.i.s.h.

    I would use 721.6 as i read that it was also known as ankylosing vertebral hyperostosis. Hope this helps

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    great!! Thanks for the help

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    Smile Dish

    I use 721.8 allied disorders of spine. If you start your search with hyperostosis, then choose vertebral, then other, it leads you to 721.8 allied disorders of spine.

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