Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 755.9
Unspecified anomaly of unspecified limb
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Congen limb anomaly NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 755.9 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 755.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Dysplasia of limb
  • Dysplasia, limb,
Clinical Information
  • Congenital structural deformities of the upper and lower extremities collectively or unspecified.
755.9 Excludes
  • reduction deformity of unspecified limb (755.4)
Applies To
  • Congenital:
    • anomaly NOS of unspecified limb
    • deformity NOS of unspecified limb
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 755.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q74.9 Unspecified congenital malformation of limb(s)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 755.9:
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) 759.9
    • flexion (joint) 755.9
      • hip or thigh (see also Dislocation, hip, congenital) 754.30
    • joint 755.9
      • hip
        • dislocation (see also Dislocation, hip, congenital) 754.30
        • predislocation (see also Subluxation, congenital, hip) 754.32
        • preluxation (see also Subluxation, congenital, hip) 754.32
        • subluxation (see also Subluxation, congenital, hip) 754.32
      • lumbosacral 756.10
      • multiple arthrogryposis 754.89
      • sacroiliac 755.69
  • Arthrodysplasia 755.9
  • 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
    • joint (acquired) NEC 738.8
      • congenital 755.9
      • contraction (abduction) (adduction) (extension) (flexion) - see Contraction, joint
    • 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
  • Malformation (congenital) - see also Anomaly
    • joint NEC 755.9
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