ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 755.59

Upper limb anomaly NEC

Diagnosis Code 755.59

ICD-9: 755.59
Short Description: Upper limb anomaly NEC
Long Description: Other anomalies of upper limb, including shoulder girdle
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 755.59

Code Classification
  • Congenital anomalies (740–759)
    • Congenital anomalies (740-759)
      • 755 Other congenital anomalies of limbs

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  • Absence of scapula
  • Absent finger
  • Brachydactyly of hand
  • Brachydactyly-all 3 phalanges
  • Brachydactyly-missing phalanx
  • Brachymesophalangia
  • Brachymetacarpia
  • Camptodactyly
  • Camptodactyly-little finger
  • Carpal synostosis
  • Cleidocranial dysostosis
  • Clinodactyly with delta phalanx
  • Clinodactyly, with no delta phalanx
  • Congenital abnormal fusion of carpal bone
  • Congenital abnormal fusion of humerus
  • Congenital abnormal fusion of metacarpal bone
  • Congenital abnormal fusion of radius
  • Congenital abnormal shape of carpal bone
  • Congenital abnormal shape of humerus
  • Congenital abnormal shape of radius
  • Congenital absence of carpal bone
  • Congenital absence of metacarpal bone
  • Congenital absence of scapula
  • Congenital ankylosis of elbow
  • Congenital anomaly of metacarpal bone
  • Congenital anomaly of ulna
  • Congenital bent humerus
  • Congenital clinodactyly
  • Congenital cubitus valgus
  • Congenital cubitus varus
  • Congenital dislocation of radial head
  • Congenital dislocation of shoulder
  • Congenital glenoid dysplasia
  • Congenital hypoplasia of carpal bone
  • Congenital malposition of carpal bone
  • Congenital malposition of humerus
  • Congenital malposition of metacarpal bone
  • Congenital positive ulnar variant of wrist
  • Congenital subluxation of carpus
  • Congenital thickening of scapula
  • Congenital thickening of ulna
  • Constriction ring of upper limb
  • Constriction ring of upper limb with acrosyndactyly and amputation
  • Constriction ring of upper limb with lymphedema
  • Constriction ring syndrome of upper limb
  • Delta phalanx of finger
  • Duplication of humerus
  • Duplication of radius
  • Duplication of upper limb
  • Duplication of whole hand
  • Hereditary camptodactyly
  • Hitch-hiker thumb
  • Humeroradial synostosis
  • Humeroulnar synostosis
  • Incomplete ossification of humerus
  • Incomplete ossification of metacarpal bone
  • Incomplete ossification of ulna
  • Lack of ossification of humerus
  • Lack of ossification of radius
  • Lack of ossification of ulna
  • Lunate-triquetrum synostosis
  • Manus plana
  • Manus valga
  • Manus vara
  • Overgrowth of partial upper limb
  • Overgrowth of upper limb
  • Overgrowth of whole upper limb
  • Radioulnar dysostosis
  • Scaphoid-lunate synostosis
  • Symbrachydactyly
  • Synbrachydactyly of hand
  • Transverse arrest carpal level
  • Transverse arrest metacarpal first ray
  • Transverse arrest phalangeal level fifth ray
  • Transverse arrest phalangeal level first ray
  • Transverse arrest phalangeal level fourth ray
  • Transverse arrest phalangeal level second ray
  • Ulnar dimelia
  • Undergrowth of whole upper limb

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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