Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 736.70
Unspecified deformity of ankle and foot acquired
  • Short description: Acq ankle-foot def NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 736.70 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 736.70 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: 736.70 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M21.969 Unspecified acquired deformity of unspecified lower leg
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acquired deformity of ankle
  • Acquired deformity of bilat ankles
  • Acquired deformity of bilat feet
  • Acquired deformity of bilateral ankles
  • Acquired deformity of bilateral feet
  • Acquired deformity of foot
  • Acquired deformity of left ankle
  • Acquired deformity of left foot
  • Acquired deformity of right ankle
  • Acquired deformity of right foot
  • Deformity of bilateral feet due to rheumatoid arthritis
  • Deformity of foot due to rheumatoid arthritis
  • Rheumatoid deformity of bilat feet
  • Rheumatoid deformity of bilateral feet
  • Rheumatoid foot deformity
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 736.70:
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