Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 736.1
Mallet finger
  • ICD-9-CM 736.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 736.1 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 736.1: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 736.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M20.019 Mallet finger of unspecified finger(s)
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acquired left mallet finger
  • Acquired right mallet finger
  • Left mallet finger
  • Mallet finger of L hand
  • Mallet finger of left hand
  • Mallet finger of R hand
  • Mallet finger of right hand
  • Right mallet finger
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 736.1:
  • Mallet, finger (acquired) 736.1
    • late effect of rickets 268.1
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