Amputation ICD 9 Code

Amputation ICD 9 Code

5595

Billable Medical Code for Below Knee Amputation Status

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM V49.75

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM V49.75.

The Short Description Is: Status amput below knee.

Known As

Amputation is also known as history of amputation below knee, history of amputation of both legs below the knee, history of amputation of left leg below the knee, history of amputation of left leg through tibia and fibula, history of amputation of leg through tibia and fibula, history of amputation of right leg below the knee, history of amputation of right leg through tibia and fibula, history of bilateral below knee amputation, history of left through knee amputation, history of of left through knee amputation, history of of right through knee amputation, history of right through knee amputation, HX of amputation below knee, Hx of bilat below knee amputation, Hx of left below knee amputation, Hx of left through knee amputation, Hx of right below knee amputation, and Hx of right through knee amputation.

Amputation Definition and Symptoms

Amputation is the surgical removal of a body extremity due to trauma, infection, or disease. This is used to stop the spread of disease, control pain, and prevent further infection.