Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 755.32
Longitudinal deficiency of lower limb not elsewhere classified
  • Short description: LONGITUDIN DEFIC LEG NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 755.32 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 755.32 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Congenital longitudinal deficiency lower limb
  • Longitudinal deficiency of lower limb
  • Longitudinal reduction defect of leg
Applies To
  • Phocomelia NOS of lower limb
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 755.32 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q72.899 Other reduction defects of unspecified lower limb
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 755.32:
  • Absence (organ or part) (complete or partial)
    • limb (acquired)
      • congenital (complete) (partial) (see also Deformity, reduction) 755.4
        • lower 755.30
          • complete 755.31
          • incomplete 755.32
          • longitudinal - see Deficiency, lower limb, longitudinal
          • transverse 755.31
        • upper 755.20
          • complete 755.21
          • incomplete 755.22
          • longitudinal - see Deficiency, upper limb, longitudinal
          • transverse 755.21
      • lower NEC V49.70
      • upper NEC V49.60
  • Deficiency, deficient
  • Deformity 738.9
  • Hemimelia 755.4
    • lower limb 755.30
      • paraxial (complete) (incomplete) (intercalary) (terminal) 755.32
      • transverse (complete) (partial) 755.31
  • Meromelia 755.4
  • Phocomelia 755.4
  • Rudimentary (congenital) - see also Agenesis
    • leg 755.32
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