Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 736.9
Acquired deformity of limb, site unspecified
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Acq limb deformity NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 736.9 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 736.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acquired deformity of limb
  • Deformity of limb, acquired
  • Flexion deformity
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 736.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M21.90 Unspecified acquired deformity of unspecified limb
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 736.9:
  • Deformity 738.9
    • extremity (acquired) 736.9
      • congenital, except reduction deformity 755.9
      • reduction - see Deformity, reduction
    • flexion (joint) (acquired) 736.9
      • congenital NEC 755.9
      • hip or thigh (acquired) 736.39
        • congenital (see also Subluxation, congenital, hip) 754.32
    • limb (acquired) 736.9
      • congenital, except reduction deformity 755.9
        • lower 755.60
          • reduction (see also Deformity, reduction, lower limb) 755.30
        • upper 755.50
          • reduction (see also Deformity, reduction, lower limb) 755.20
      • specified NEC 736.89
    • rotation (joint) (acquired) 736.9
      • congenital 755.9
      • hip or thigh 736.39
        • congenital (see also Subluxation, congenital, hip) 754.32
  • Flexion
    • deformity, joint (see also Contraction, joint) 736.9
      • hip, congenital (see also Subluxation, congenital, hip) 754.32
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