Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 736.01
Cubitus valgus (acquired)
  • Short description: Cubitus valgus.
  • ICD-9-CM 736.01 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 736.01 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 736.01.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 736.01: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acquired cubitus valgus
  • Acquired valgus deformity of elbow
  • Acquired valgus deformity of left elbow
  • Acquired valgus deformity of right elbow
  • Cubitus valgus, acquired
  • Valgus deformity of elbow
  • Valgus deformity of L elbow
  • Valgus deformity of left elbow
  • Valgus deformity of R elbow
  • Valgus deformity of right elbow
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 736.01 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M21.029 Valgus deformity, not elsewhere classified, unspecified elbow
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 736.01:
  • Bowing
    • forearm 736.09
      • away from midline (cubitus valgus) 736.01
      • toward midline (cubitus varus) 736.02
    • radius 736.09
      • away from midline (cubitus valgus) 736.01
      • toward midline (cubitus varus) 736.02
  • Cubitus
    • valgus (acquired) 736.01
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