Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V49.1
Mechanical problems with limbs
  • Short description: MECHANICAL PROB W LIMBS.
  • ICD-9-CM V49.1 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 V49.1 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 V49.1.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V49.1: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V49.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R68.89 Other general symptoms and signs
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V49.1:
  • Impaired, impairment (function)
    • arm V49.1
      • movement, involving
        • musculoskeletal system V49.1
        • nervous system V49.2
    • leg V49.1
      • movement, involving
        • musculoskeletal system V49.1
        • nervous system V49.2
    • limb V49.1
      • movement, involving
        • musculoskeletal system V49.1
        • nervous system V49.2
  • Problem (with) V49.9
    • limb V49.9
      • deficiency V49.0
      • disfigurement V49.4
      • mechanical V49.1
      • motor V49.2
      • movement, involving
        • musculoskeletal system V49.1
        • nervous system V49.2
      • sensory V49.3
      • specified condition NEC V49.5
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