Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 755.4
Reduction deformities, unspecified limb
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Reduct deform limb NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 755.4 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 755.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Amelia
  • Congenital absence of limb
  • Phocomelia
Applies To
  • Absence, congenital (complete or partial) of limb NOS
  • Amelia of unspecified limb
  • Ectromelia of unspecified limb
  • Hemimelia of unspecified limb
  • Phocomelia of unspecified limb
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 755.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q73.0 Congenital absence of unspecified limb(s)
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q73.1 Phocomelia, unspecified limb(s)
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q73.8 Other reduction defects of unspecified limb(s)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 755.4:
  • Absence (organ or part) (complete or partial)
    • extremity (acquired)
      • congenital (see also Deformity, reduction) 755.4
      • lower V49.70
      • upper V49.60
    • limb (acquired)
      • congenital (complete) (partial) (see also Deformity, reduction) 755.4
      • lower NEC V49.70
      • upper NEC V49.60
    • phalange(s), congenital 755.4
      • lower limb (complete) (intercalary) (partial) (terminal) (see also Deformity, reduction, lower limb) 755.39
        • meaning all toes (complete) (partial) 755.31
        • transverse 755.31
      • upper limb (complete) (intercalary) (partial) (terminal) (see also Deformity, reduction, upper limb) 755.29
        • meaning all digits (complete) (partial) 755.21
        • transverse 755.21
    • ray, congenital 755.4
      • lower limb (complete) (partial) (see also Deformity, reduction, lower limb) 755.38
      • upper limb (complete) (partial) (see also Deformity, reduction, upper limb) 755.28
  • Adactylia, adactyly (congenital) 755.4
    • lower limb (complete) (intercalary) (partial) (terminal) (see also Deformity, reduction, lower limb) 755.39
      • meaning all digits (complete) (partial) 755.31
      • transverse (complete) (partial) 755.31
    • upper limb (complete) (intercalary) (partial) (terminal) (see also Deformity, reduction, upper limb) 755.29
      • meaning all digits (complete) (partial) 755.21
      • transverse (complete) (partial) 755.21
  • Agenesis - see also Absence, by site, congenital
    • limb (complete) (partial) (see also Deformity, reduction) 755.4
  • Amelia 755.4
  • Aphalangia (congenital) 755.4
    • lower limb (complete) (intercalary) (partial) (terminal) 755.39
      • meaning all digits (complete) (partial) 755.31
      • transverse 755.31
    • upper limb (complete) (intercalary) (partial) (terminal) 755.29
      • meaning all digits (complete) (partial) 755.21
      • transverse 755.21
  • Aplasia - see also Agenesis
  • Deformity 738.9
  • Ectrodactyly 755.4
    • finger (see also Absence, finger, congenital) 755.29
    • toe (see also Absence, toe, congenital) 755.39
  • Ectromelia 755.4
  • Hemiectromelia 755.4
  • Hemimelia 755.4
  • Hypoplasia, hypoplasis 759.89
    • limb 755.4
      • lower (see also Absence, limb, congenital, lower) 755.30
      • upper (see also Absence, limb, congenital, upper) 755.20
  • Meromelia 755.4
  • Phocomelia 755.4
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