Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 755.34
Longitudinal deficiency femoral complete or partial (with or without distal deficiencies incomplete)
  • Short description: Longitudinal defic femur.
  • ICD-9-CM 755.34 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 755.34 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 755.34.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 755.34: 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilateral longitudinal deficiency of femurs
  • Longitudinal deficiency of femur
  • Longitudinal deficiency of left femur
  • Longitudinal deficiency of right femur
  • Longitudinal deficiency, femoral
  • Longitudinal reduction defect of bilat femurs
  • Longitudinal reduction defect of femur
  • Longitudinal reduction defect of L femur
  • Longitudinal reduction defect of left femur
  • Longitudinal reduction defect of R femur
  • Longitudinal reduction defect of right femur
Applies To
  • Congenital absence of femur (with or without absence of some [but not all] distal elements)
  • Proximal phocomelia of lower limb
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 755.34 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q72.40 Longitudinal reduction defect of unspecified femur
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 755.34:
  • Absence (organ or part) (complete or partial)
    • femur, congenital (complete) (partial) (with absence of distal elements, incomplete) (see also Deformity, reduction, lower limb) 755.34
      • with
        • complete absence of distal elements 755.31
        • tibia and fibula (incomplete) 755.33
  • Agenesis - see also Absence, by site, congenital
    • femur NEC (see also Absence, femur, congenital) 755.34
  • Deficiency, deficient
  • Deformity 738.9
  • Hypoplasia, hypoplasis 759.89
    • femur (see also Absence, femur, congenital) 755.34
  • Meromelia 755.4
  • Phocomelia 755.4
  • Short, shortening, shortness
    • femur (acquired) 736.81
      • congenital 755.34
    • thigh (acquired) 736.81
      • congenital 755.34
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