Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 736.6
Other acquired deformities of knee
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 736.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 736.6 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: 736.6 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M21.869 Other specified acquired deformities of unspecified lower leg
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acquired deformity of bilat knees
  • Acquired deformity of bilateral knees
  • Acquired deformity of knee
  • Acquired deformity of left knee
  • Acquired deformity of right knee
  • Acquired fixed flexion deformity of the knee
  • Deformity of knee joint
  • Deformity of knee, acquired
  • Deformity of patella
  • Knee joint - varus deformity
  • Knee joint fixed flexion deformity
  • Knee joint valgus deformity
Applies To
  • Deformity of knee (acquired) NOS
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 736.6:
  • Deformity 738.9
    • knee (acquired) NEC 736.6
    • patella (acquired) 736.6
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