Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 755.24
Longitudinal deficiency humeral complete or partial (with or without distal deficiencies incomplete)
  • Short description: Longitudin defic humerus.
  • ICD-9-CM 755.24 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 755.24 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2010 version of ICD-9-CM 755.24.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 755.24: 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Applies To
  • Congenital absence of humerus (with or without absence of some [but not all] distal elements)
  • Proximal phocomelia of upper limb
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 755.24 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q71.10 Congenital absence of unspecified upper arm and forearm with hand present
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 755.24:
  • Absence (organ or part) (complete or partial)
    • arm (acquired) V49.60
      • above elbow V49.66
      • below elbow V49.65
      • congenital (see also Deformity, reduction, upper limb) 755.20
        • lower - see Absence, forearm, congenital
        • upper (complete) (partial) (with absence of distal elements, incomplete) 755.24
          • with
            • complete absence of distal elements 755.21
            • forearm (incomplete) 755.23
    • humerus, congenital (complete) (partial) (with absence of distal elements, incomplete) (see also Deformity, reduction, upper limb) 755.24
      • with
        • complete absence of distal elements 755.21
        • radius and ulna (incomplete) 755.23
  • Agenesis - see also Absence, by site, congenital
    • humerus NEC (see also Absence, humerus, congenital) 755.24
  • Deficiency, deficient
  • Deformity 738.9
  • Hypoplasia, hypoplasis 759.89
    • humerus (see also Absence, humerus, congenital) 755.24
  • Meromelia 755.4
  • Phocomelia 755.4
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