Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 736.41
Genu valgum (acquired)
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Genu valgum.
  • ICD-9-CM 736.41 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 736.41 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acquired genu valgum
  • Acquired valgus deformity of left knee
  • Acquired valgus deformity of right knee
  • Genu valgum, acquired
  • Genu valgum, acquired (knock knees)
  • Knee joint valgus deformity
  • Valgus deformity of knee
  • Valgus deformity of L knee
  • Valgus deformity of left knee
  • Valgus deformity of R knee
  • Valgus deformity of right knee
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 736.41 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M21.069 Valgus deformity, not elsewhere classified, unspecified knee
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 736.41:
  • Genu
    • introrsum (acquired) 736.41
    • valgum (acquired) (knock-knee) 736.41
  • Knock-knee (acquired) 736.41
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