Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V21.0
Period of rapid growth in childhood
  • Short description: RAPID CHILDHOOD GROWTH.
  • ICD-9-CM V21.0 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 V21.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2008 version of ICD-9-CM V21.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V21.0: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V21.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM Z00.2 Encounter for examination for period of rapid growth in childhood
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V21.0:
  • Admission (encounter)
  • Childhood, period of rapid growth V21.0
  • Growth (fungoid) (neoplastic) (new) (M8000/1) - see also Neoplasm, by site, unspecified nature
    • rapid, childhood V21.0
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