Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 755.56
Accessory carpal bones
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 755.56 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 755.56 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: 755.56 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q74.0 Other congenital malformations of upper limb(s), including shoulder girdle
Approximate Synonyms
  • Accessory bilat carpal bones
  • Accessory bilateral carpal bones
  • Accessory left carpal bones
  • Accessory right carpal bones
  • Bilateral accessory carpal bones
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 755.56:
  • Accessory (congenital)
    • carpal bones 755.56
    • navicular of carpus 755.56
  • Supernumerary (congenital)
    • carpal bones 755.56
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