Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 781.91
Loss of height
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 781.91 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 781.91 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Decrease in height
781.91 Excludes
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 781.91 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R29.890 Loss of height
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 781.91:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • loss of height 781.91
  • Loss
    • height 781.91
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 781.91 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.