Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 736.21
Boutonniere deformity
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 736.21 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 736.21 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: 736.21 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M20.029 Boutonnière deformity of unspecified finger(s)
Disease Synonyms
  • Boutonni?re deformity of left finger
  • Boutonni?re deformity of right finger
  • Boutonnière deformity
  • Boutonniere deformity of bilat fingers
  • Boutonniere deformity of bilateral fingers
  • Boutonniere deformity of finger
  • Boutonniere deformity of L finger
  • Boutonniere deformity of left finger
  • Boutonniere deformity of R finger
  • Boutonniere deformity of right finger
  • Boutonni�re deformity
  • Deformity of finger, boutonniere
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 736.21:
  • Boutonniere
    • deformity (finger) 736.21
    • hand (intrinsic) 736.21
  • Buttonhole hand (intrinsic) 736.21
  • Deformity 738.9
    • boutonniere (finger) 736.21
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