Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 737.19
Other kyphosis (acquired)
  • Short description: Kyphosis NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 737.19 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 737.19 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).
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 737.19.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 737.19: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 737.19 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M40.299 Other kyphosis, site unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Degenerative kyphosis
  • Dowager's hump
  • Kyphosis, degenerative
  • Neuromuscular kyphosis
737.19 Excludes
  • that associated with conditions classifiable elsewhere (737.41)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 737.19:
  • Kyphosis, kyphotic (acquired) (postural) 737.10
    • specified cause NEC 737.19
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