Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 756.2
Cervical rib
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 756.2 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 756.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cervical (neck) rib
Clinical Information
  • A supernumerary rib developing from an abnormal enlargement of the costal element of the c7 vertebra. This anomaly is found in 1-2% of the population and can put pressure on adjacent structures causing cervical rib syndrome; thoracic outlet syndrome; or other conditions
Applies To
  • Supernumerary rib in the cervical region
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 756.2 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM Q76.5 Cervical rib
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 756.2:
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