Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 736.72
Equinus deformity of foot acquired
  • Short description: ACQ EQUINUS DEFORMITY.
  • ICD-9-CM 736.72 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 736.72 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 736.72 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M21.6X9 Other acquired deformities of unspecified foot
Approximate Synonyms
  • Deformity of foot, equinus
  • Equinus deformity foot
  • plantarflexion deformity of foot
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 736.72:
  • Talipes (congenital) 754.70
    • equinovalgus 754.69
      • acquired 736.72
    • equinus 754.79
      • acquired, NEC 736.72
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