Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 736.5
Genu recurvatum (acquired)
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Genu recurvatum.
  • ICD-9-CM 736.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 736.5 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 2014 version of ICD-9-CM 736.5.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 736.5: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 736.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M21.869 Other specified acquired deformities of unspecified lower leg
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acquired bilat genu recurvatum
  • Acquired bilateral genu recurvatum
  • Acquired genu recurvatum
  • Acquired left genu recurvatum
  • Acquired right genu recurvatum
  • Genu recurvatum, acquired
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 736.5:
  • Backknee (see also Genu, recurvatum) 736.5
  • Genu
    • recurvatum (acquired) 736.5
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