ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 738.9

Acq deformity NOS

Diagnosis Code 738.9

ICD-9: 738.9
Short Description: Acq deformity NOS
Long Description: Acquired deformity of unspecified site
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 738.9

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
    • Osteopathies, chondropathies, and acquired musculoskeletal deformities (730-739)
      • 738 Other acquired deformity

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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