Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 738.9
Acquired musculoskeletal deformity of unspecified site
  • Short description: Acq deformity NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 738.9 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 738.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Acquired musculoskeletal deformity
  • Musculoskeletal deformity, acquired
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 738.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM M95.9 Acquired deformity of musculoskeletal system, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 738.9:
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