Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 736.02
Cubitus varus (acquired)
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Cubitus varus.
  • ICD-9-CM 736.02 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 736.02 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acquired cubitus varus
  • Acquired varus deformity of elbow
  • Acquired varus deformity of left elbow
  • Acquired varus deformity of right elbow
  • Cubitus varus, acquired
  • Varus deformity of elbow
  • Varus deformity of L elbow
  • Varus deformity of left elbow
  • Varus deformity of R elbow
  • Varus deformity of right elbow
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 736.02 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M21.129 Varus deformity, not elsewhere classified, unspecified elbow
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 736.02:
  • Bowing
    • forearm 736.09
      • away from midline (cubitus valgus) 736.01
      • toward midline (cubitus varus) 736.02
    • radius 736.09
      • away from midline (cubitus valgus) 736.01
      • toward midline (cubitus varus) 736.02
  • Cubitus
    • varus (acquired) 736.02
  • Deformity 738.9
    • gunstock 736.02
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