Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 736.00
Unspecified deformity of forearm, excluding fingers
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 736.00 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 736.00 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 736.00 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M21.939 Unspecified acquired deformity of unspecified forearm
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acquired ape hand
  • Acquired deformity of bilat forearms
  • Acquired deformity of bilat hands
  • Acquired deformity of bilateral forearms
  • Acquired deformity of bilateral hands
  • Acquired deformity of elbow
  • Acquired deformity of forearm
  • Acquired deformity of hand
  • Acquired deformity of L forearm
  • Acquired deformity of L hand
  • Acquired deformity of left forearm
  • Acquired deformity of left hand
  • Acquired deformity of R forearm
  • Acquired deformity of R hand
  • Acquired deformity of right forearm
  • Acquired deformity of right hand
  • Acquired deformity of the wrist / hand
  • Acquired deformity of wrist
  • Acquired fixed flexion deformity of the elbow
  • Acquired forearm deformity
  • Acquired forearm deformity, excluding fingers
  • Acquired radial deviation of hand
  • Deformity of bilateral hands due to rheumatoid arthritis
  • Deformity of bilateral wrists due to rheumatoid arthritis
  • Deformity of hand due to rheumatoid arthritis
  • Deformity of hand, acquired
  • Deformity of radius
  • Deformity of ulna
  • Deformity of wrist due to rheumatoid arthritis
  • Elbow joint deformity
  • Extension deformity of elbow joint
  • Finding of form of hand
  • Fixed flexion deformity of elbow joint
  • Monkey hand
  • Rheumatoid deformity of bilat hands
  • Rheumatoid deformity of bilat wrists
  • Rheumatoid deformity of bilateral hands
  • Rheumatoid deformity of bilateral wrists
  • Rheumatoid hand deformity
  • Rheumatoid wrist deformity
  • Silver-fork deformity
  • Wrist joint deformity
Applies To
  • Deformity of elbow, forearm, hand, or wrist (acquired) NOS
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 736.00:
  • Deformity 738.9
    • elbow (joint) (acquired) 736.00
    • forearm (acquired) 736.00
    • metacarpus (acquired) 736.00
    • radius (acquired) 736.00
      • congenital 755.50
        • reduction - see Deformity, reduction, upper limb
    • ulna (acquired) 736.00
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