Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V49.75
Below knee amputation status
  • Short description: Status amput below knee.
  • ICD-9-CM V49.75 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 V49.75 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 V49.75.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V49.75: 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • History of amputation below knee
  • History of amputation of both legs below the knee
  • History of amputation of left leg below the knee
  • History of amputation of left leg through tibia and fibula
  • History of amputation of leg through tibia and fibula
  • History of amputation of right leg below the knee
  • History of amputation of right leg through tibia and fibula
  • History of bilateral below knee amputation
  • History of left through knee amputation
  • History of of left through knee amputation
  • History of of right through knee amputation
  • History of right through knee amputation
  • HX of amputation below knee
  • Hx of bilat below knee amputation
  • Hx of left below knee amputation
  • Hx of left through knee amputation
  • Hx of right below knee amputation
  • Hx of right through knee amputation
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V49.75 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z89.519 Acquired absence of unspecified leg below knee
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V49.75:
  • Absence (organ or part) (complete or partial)
    • leg (acquired) V49.70
      • above knee V49.76
      • below knee V49.75
      • congenital (partial) (unilateral) (see also Deformity, reduction, lower limb) 755.31
        • lower (complete) (partial) (with absence of distal elements, incomplete) 755.35
          • with
            • complete absence of distal elements (foot and toes) 755.31
            • thigh (incomplete) 755.33
              • with complete absence of distal elements 755.31
        • upper - see Absence, femur
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