Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 755.37
Longitudinal deficiency fibular complete or partial (with or without distal deficiencies incomplete)
  • Short description: Longitudin defic fibula.
  • ICD-9-CM 755.37 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 755.37 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 755.37.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 755.37: 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilateral longitudinal deficiency of fibulas
  • Congenital absence of fibula
  • Fibular hemimelia
  • Longitudinal deficiency of fibula
  • Longitudinal deficiency of left fibula
  • Longitudinal deficiency of right fibula
  • Longitudinal reduction defect of bilat fibulas
  • Longitudinal reduction defect of fibula
  • Longitudinal reduction defect of L fibula
  • Longitudinal reduction defect of left fibula
  • Longitudinal reduction defect of R fibula
  • Longitudinal reduction defect of right fibula
Applies To
  • Agenesis of fibula
  • Congenital absence of fibula (with or without absence of some [but not all] distal elements)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 755.37 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q72.60 Longitudinal reduction defect of unspecified fibula
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 755.37:
  • Absence (organ or part) (complete or partial)
    • fibula, congenital (complete) (partial) (with absence of distal elements, incomplete) (see also Deformity, reduction, lower limb) 755.37
      • with
        • complete absence of distal elements 755.31
        • tibia 755.35
          • with
            • complete absence of distal elements 755.31
            • femur (incomplete) 755.33
              • with complete absence of distal elements 755.31
  • Agenesis - see also Absence, by site, congenital
    • fibula NEC (see also Absence, fibula, congenital) 755.37
  • Deficiency, deficient
  • Deformity 738.9
  • Hemimelia 755.4
    • lower limb 755.30
      • paraxial (complete) (incomplete) (intercalary) (terminal) 755.32
      • transverse (complete) (partial) 755.31
  • Hypoplasia, hypoplasis 759.89
    • fibula (see also Absence, fibula, congenital) 755.37
  • Meromelia 755.4
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