Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 755.29
Longitudinal deficiency phalanges complete or partial
  • Short description: Longitud defic phalanges.
  • ICD-9-CM 755.29 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 755.29 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Brachydactyly of fingers
  • Brachydactyly of hand
  • Congenital deficiency of hand bones
  • Congenital longitudinal deficiency of fingers
  • Longitudinal deficiency of phalanges of hand
755.29 Excludes
  • terminal deficiency of all five digits (755.21)
  • transverse deficiency of phalanges (755.21)
Applies To
  • Absence of finger, congenital
  • Aphalangia of upper limb, terminal, complete or partial
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 755.29 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 755.29:
  • Absence (organ or part) (complete or partial)
    • finger (acquired) V49.62
      • congenital (complete) (partial) (see also Deformity, reduction, upper limb) 755.29
        • meaning all fingers (complete) (partial) 755.21
        • transverse 755.21
    • phalange(s), congenital 755.4
      • lower limb (complete) (intercalary) (partial) (terminal) (see also Deformity, reduction, lower limb) 755.39
        • meaning all toes (complete) (partial) 755.31
        • transverse 755.31
      • upper limb (complete) (intercalary) (partial) (terminal) (see also Deformity, reduction, upper limb) 755.29
        • meaning all digits (complete) (partial) 755.21
        • transverse 755.21
    • thumb (acquired) V49.61
      • congenital 755.29
  • Adactylia, adactyly (congenital) 755.4
    • upper limb (complete) (intercalary) (partial) (terminal) (see also Deformity, reduction, upper limb) 755.29
      • meaning all digits (complete) (partial) 755.21
      • transverse (complete) (partial) 755.21
  • Agenesis - see also Absence, by site, congenital
    • finger NEC (see also Absence, finger, congenital) 755.29
  • Aphalangia (congenital) 755.4
    • upper limb (complete) (intercalary) (partial) (terminal) 755.29
      • meaning all digits (complete) (partial) 755.21
      • transverse 755.21
  • Deficiency, deficient
  • Deformity 738.9
  • Ectrodactyly 755.4
    • finger (see also Absence, finger, congenital) 755.29
  • Hypoplasia, hypoplasis 759.89
    • finger (see also Absence, finger, congenital) 755.29
  • Meromelia 755.4
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