2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q71.6

Lobster-claw hand

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • Q71.6 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM Q71.6 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q71.6 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q71.6 may differ.
The following code(s) above Q71.6 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to Q71.6:
  • Q00-Q99
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range Q00-Q99

    Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities

    Note
    • Codes from this chapter are not for use on maternal records
    Type 2 Excludes
    • inborn errors of metabolism (E70-E88)
    Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to Q71.6:
  • Cleft (congenital) - see also Imperfect, closure
    • hand Q71.6
  • Defect, defective Q89.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.9

    Congenital malformation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital anomaly NOS
    • Congenital deformity NOS
    • reduction
      • limb Q73.8
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q73.8

        Other reduction defects of unspecified limb(s)

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        Applicable To
        • Longitudinal reduction deformity of unspecified limb(s)
        • Ectromelia of limb NOS
        • Hemimelia of limb NOS
        • Reduction defect of limb NOS
        • upper Q71.9-
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q71.9-

          Unspecified reduction defect of upper limb

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
          • lobster-claw hand Q71.6-
  • Lobster-claw hand Q71.6-
  • Split, splitting
    • hand Q71.6

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q71.6
Q71.4 Longitudinal reduction defect of radius
Q71.40 Longitudinal reduction defect of unspecified radius
Q71.41 Longitudinal reduction defect of right radius
Q71.42 Longitudinal reduction defect of left radius
Q71.43 …… bilateral
Q71.5 Longitudinal reduction defect of ulna
Q71.50 Longitudinal reduction defect of unspecified ulna
Q71.51 Longitudinal reduction defect of right ulna
Q71.52 Longitudinal reduction defect of left ulna
Q71.53 …… bilateral
Q71.6 Lobster-claw hand
Q71.60 …… unspecified hand
Q71.61 Lobster-claw right hand
Q71.62 Lobster-claw left hand
Q71.63 …… bilateral
Q71.8 Other reduction defects of upper limb
Q71.81 Congenital shortening of upper limb
Q71.811 Congenital shortening of right upper limb
Q71.812 Congenital shortening of left upper limb
Q71.813 …… bilateral
Q71.819 Congenital shortening of unspecified upper limb

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.