Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 737.39
Other kyphoscoliosis and scoliosis
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 737.39 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 737.39 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: 737.39 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M41.80 Other forms of scoliosis, site unspecified
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM M41.9 Scoliosis, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Degenerative kyphoscoliosis
  • Degenerative scoliosis
  • Infantile idiopathic cervicothoracic scoliosis
  • Infantile idiopathic lumbosacral scoliosis
  • Infantile idiopathic scoliosis of cervical spine
  • Infantile idiopathic scoliosis of cervicothoracic spine
  • Infantile idiopathic scoliosis of lumbar spine
  • Infantile idiopathic scoliosis of lumbosacral spine
  • Infantile idiopathic scoliosis of sacrococcygeal spine
  • Infantile idiopathic scoliosis of thoracic spine
  • Infantile idiopathic scoliosis of thoracolumbar spine
  • Infantile idiopathic scoliosis, cervical (neck) spine
  • Infantile idiopathic scoliosis, cervicothoracic spine
  • Infantile idiopathic scoliosis, sacrococcygeal
  • Infantile idiopathic thoracolumbar scoliosis
  • Kyphoscoliosis, degenerative
  • Post-surgical scoliosis
  • Scoliosis in skeletal dysplasia
  • Scoliosis of lumbar spine
  • Scoliosis, degenerative
737.39 Excludes
  • that associated with conditions classifiable elsewhere (737.43)
  • that in kyphoscoliotic heart disease (416.1)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 737.39:
  • Kyphoscoliosis, kyphoscoliotic (acquired) (see also Scoliosis) 737.30
    • specified NEC 737.39
  • Scoliosis (acquired) (postural) 737.30
    • paralytic 737.39
    • specified NEC 737.39
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 737.39 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 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.