Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 755.55
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 755.55 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 755.55 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acrocephalosyndactyly type I
  • Acrocephalosyndactyly type III
  • Acrocephalosyndactyly type V
  • Aperts syndrome
  • Arcocephalosyndactyly type V
  • Pfeiffer syndrome
  • Saethre chotzen syndrome
  • Saethre-Chotzen syndrome
Clinical Information
  • A genetic disorder characterized by craniosynostosis and fusion of the fingers and toes
  • Congenital craniostenosis with syndactyly
Applies To
  • Apert's syndrome
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 755.55 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM Q87.0 Congenital malformation syndromes predominantly affecting facial appearance
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 755.55:
  • Acrocephalopolysyndactyly 755.55
  • Acrocephalosyndactyly 755.55
  • Acrodysplasia 755.55
  • Acrosphenosyndactylia 755.55
  • Apert's syndrome (acrocephalosyndactyly) 755.55
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • acrocephalosyndactylism 755.55
    • Apert's (acrocephalosyndactyly) 755.55
    • Pfeiffer (acrocephalosyndactyly) 755.55
    • syndactylic oxycephaly 755.55
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