Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 737.43
Scoliosis associated with other conditions
  • Short description: Scoliosis in oth dis.
  • ICD-9-CM 737.43 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 737.43 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 737.43.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 737.43: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Neuromuscular scoliosis
  • Neuromuscular scoliosis of cervical (neck) spine
  • Neuromuscular scoliosis of cervical spine
  • Neuromuscular scoliosis of cervicothoracic spine
  • Neuromuscular scoliosis of lumbar spine
  • Neuromuscular scoliosis of lumbosacral spine
  • Neuromuscular scoliosis of occipitoatlantoaxial spine
  • Neuromuscular scoliosis of thoracic spine
  • Neuromuscular scoliosis of thoracolumbar spine
  • Restrictive lung disease due to kyphoscoliosis
  • Scoliosis in neurofibromatosis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 737.43 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M41.40 Neuromuscular scoliosis, site unspecified
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M41.50 Other secondary scoliosis, site unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 737.43:
  • Curvature
    • Pott's (spinal) (see also Tuberculosis) 015.0 [737.43]
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
  • Kyphoscoliosis, kyphoscoliotic (acquired) (see also Scoliosis) 737.30
    • late effect of rickets 268.1 [737.43]
    • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 015.0 [737.43]
  • Pott's
    • curvature (spinal) (see also Tuberculosis) 015.0 [737.43]
    • spinal curvature (see also Tuberculosis) 015.0 [737.43]
  • Scoliosis (acquired) (postural) 737.30
    • due to or associated with
      • Charcôt-Marie-Tooth disease 356.1 [737.43]
      • mucopolysaccharidosis 277.5 [737.43]
      • neurofibromatosis 237.71 [737.43]
      • osteitis
        • deformans 731.0 [737.43]
        • fibrosa cystica 252.01 [737.43]
      • osteoporosis (see also Osteoporosis) 733.00 [737.43]
      • poliomyelitis 138 [737.43]
      • radiation 737.33
      • tuberculosis (see also Tuberculosis) 015.0 [737.43]
    • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 015.0 [737.43]
  • Tuberculosis, tubercular, tuberculous (calcification) (calcified) (caseous) (chromogenic acid-fast bacilli) (congenital) (degeneration) (disease) (fibrocaseous) (fistula) (gangrene) (interstitial) (isolated circumscribed lesions) (necrosis) (parenchymatous) (ulcerative) 011.9
    • kyphoscoliosis 015.0 [737.43]
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