Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 756.81
Absence of muscle and tendon
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Absence of muscle/tendon.
  • ICD-9-CM 756.81 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 756.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Absence of pectoral muscle, congenital
  • Congenital absence of pectoral muscle
  • Poland anomalad
  • Poland anomaly
Applies To
  • Absence of muscle (pectoral)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 756.81 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q79.8 Other congenital malformations of musculoskeletal system
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 756.81:
  • Absence (organ or part) (complete or partial)
    • muscle (congenital) (pectoral) 756.81
    • perineal body (congenital) 756.81
    • tendon (congenital) 756.81
  • Agenesis - see also Absence, by site, congenital
    • muscle (any) 756.81
    • perineal body 756.81
    • tendon 756.81
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Poland 756.81
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