ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 737.40

Spin curv NOS in oth dis

Diagnosis Code 737.40

ICD-9: 737.40
Short Description: Spin curv NOS in oth dis
Long Description: Curvature of spine, unspecified, associated with other conditions
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 737.40

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
    • Osteopathies, chondropathies, and acquired musculoskeletal deformities (730-739)
      • 737 Curvature of spine

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Curvature of spine
  • Pott's curvature

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