Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 755.20
Unspecified reduction deformity of upper limb congenital
  • Short description: Reduc deform up limb NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 755.20 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 755.20 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Congenital shortening of arm
  • Congenital shortening of bilat arms
  • Congenital shortening of bilateral arms
  • Congenital shortening of L arm
  • Congenital shortening of left arm
  • Congenital shortening of R arm
  • Congenital shortening of right arm
  • Reduction defect of arm
  • Reduction defect of bilat arms
  • Reduction defect of bilateral arms
  • Reduction defect of L arm
  • Reduction defect of left arm
  • Reduction defect of R arm
  • Reduction defect of right arm
  • Reduction deformity of arm
Applies To
  • Ectromelia NOS of upper limb
  • Hemimelia NOS of upper limb
  • Shortening of arm, congenital
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 755.20 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q71.899 Other reduction defects of unspecified upper limb
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q71.90 Unspecified reduction defect of unspecified upper limb
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 755.20:
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