Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 754.40
Genu recurvatum
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 754.40 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 754.40 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Congenital bilat genu recurvatum
  • Congenital bilateral genu recurvatum
  • Congenital genu recurvatum
  • Congenital left genu recurvatum
  • Congenital right genu recurvatum
  • Genu recurvatum, congenital
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 754.40 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM Q68.2 Congenital deformity of knee
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 754.40:
  • Genu
    • recurvatum (acquired) 736.5
      • congenital 754.40
        • with dislocation of knee 754.41
      • late effects of rickets 268.1
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