Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 237.71
Neurofibromatosis, type 1 [von recklinghausen's disease]
  • Short description: Neurofibromatosis type I.
  • ICD-9-CM 237.71 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 237.71 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 237.71.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 237.71: 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Neurofibromatosis, type 1
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 237.71 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q85.01 Neurofibromatosis, type 1
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 237.71:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Recklinghausen's (M9540/1) 237.71
      • bone (osteitis fibrosa cystica) 252.01
    • von Recklinghausen's (M9540/1) 237.71
      • bone (osteitis fibrosa cystica) 252.01
  • Elephant man syndrome 237.71
  • Elephantiasis (nonfilarial) 457.1
    • neuromatosa 237.71
  • Neurofibroma (M9540/0) - see also Neoplasm, connective tissue, benign
  • Neurofibromatosis (multiple) (M9540/1) 237.70
    • type 1 237.71
    • von Recklinghausen's 237.71
  • Neuroma (M9570/0) - see also Neoplasm, connective tissue, benign
  • Recklinghausen's disease (M9540/1) 237.71
    • bones (osteitis fibrosa cystica) 252.01
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Elephant man 237.71
  • Tumor (M8000/1) - see also Neoplasm, by site, unspecified nature
    • von Recklinghausen's (M9540/1) 237.71
  • von Recklinghausen's
    • disease or syndrome (nerves) (skin) (M9540/1) 237.71
      • bones (osteitis fibrosa cystica) 252.01
    • tumor (M9540/1) 237.71
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