Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 736.05
Wrist drop (acquired)
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Wrist drop.
  • ICD-9-CM 736.05 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 736.05 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • L wrist drop
  • Left wrist drop
  • R wrist drop
  • Right wrist drop
  • Wrist drop
  • Wristdrop
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 736.05 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M21.339 Wrist drop, unspecified wrist
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 736.05:
  • Carpoptosis 736.05
  • Drop
    • wrist 736.05
  • Wrist - see also condition
    • drop (acquired) 736.05
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 736.05 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.