Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 756.53
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 756.53 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 756.53 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: 756.53 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q78.8 Other specified osteochondrodysplasias
Clinical Information
  • A rare autosomal dominant inherited disorder characterized by the presence of small areas of increased density throughout the bones
  • An asymptomatic, autosomal dominant trait in which pea-sized sclerotic spots, prominent in the metaphyseal area, are accompanied by unique cutaneous lesions. These are yellowish papules or plaques with increased elastin content. (from cecil textbook of medicine, 19th ed, pp1434-35)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 756.53:
  • Osteopathia
    • condensans disseminata 756.53
  • Osteopecilia 756.53
  • Osteopoikilosis 756.53
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