Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 755.28
Longitudinal deficiency carpals or metacarpals complete or partial (with or without incomplete phalangeal deficiency)
  • Short description: Longitudinal defic hand.
  • ICD-9-CM 755.28 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 755.28 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Bilateral acheiria
  • Congenital absence of bilat hands and fingers
  • Congenital absence of hand
  • Congenital absence of hand and finger
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 755.28 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q71.30 Congenital absence of unspecified hand and finger
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 755.28:
  • Absence (organ or part) (complete or partial)
    • carpal(s) (congenital) (complete) (partial) (with absence of distal elements, incomplete) (see also Deformity, reduction, upper limb) 755.28
      • with complete absence of distal elements 755.21
    • metacarpal(s), congenital (complete) (partial) (with absence of distal elements, incomplete) (see also Deformity, reduction, upper limb) 755.28
      • with all fingers, complete 755.21
    • ray, congenital 755.4
      • lower limb (complete) (partial) (see also Deformity, reduction, lower limb) 755.38
      • upper limb (complete) (partial) (see also Deformity, reduction, upper limb) 755.28
  • Agenesis - see also Absence, by site, congenital
    • carpus NEC (see also Deformity, reduction, upper limb) 755.28
    • metacarpus NEC 755.28
  • Deficiency, deficient
    • upper limb V49.0
      • congenital 755.20
        • with complete absence of distal elements 755.21
        • longitudinal (complete) (partial) (with distal deficiencies, incomplete) 755.22
        • transverse (complete) (partial) 755.21
  • Deformity 738.9
    • reduction (extremity) (limb) 755.4
      • brain 742.2
      • lower limb 755.30
      • upper limb 755.20
        • with complete absence of distal elements 755.21
        • longitudinal (complete) (partial) (with distal deficiencies, incomplete) 755.22
        • transverse (complete) (partial) 755.21
  • Hypoplasia, hypoplasis 759.89
    • carpus (see also Absence, carpal, congenital) 755.28
    • metacarpus (see also Absence, metacarpal, congenital) 755.28
  • Meromelia 755.4
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