Specific code icon 2017 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q04.6

Congenital cerebral cysts

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt

  • Q04.6 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q04.6. Other international versions of ICD-10 Q04.6 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Clinical Information
  • A rare developmental abnormality characterized by the presence of clefs in the cerebral hemispheres. The abnormality may involve one or both cerebral hemispheres. Signs and symptoms include developmental delays, mental retardation, paralysis, presence of a small head, and seizures.
Applicable To
  • Porencephaly
  • Schizencephaly
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cerebral cysts, congenital
  • Colloid cyst of third ventricle
  • Colloid cyst third ventricle of brain, congenital
  • Colloid cyst, third ventricle of brain, congenital
  • Congenital cerebral cyst
  • Congenital choroid plexus cyst
  • Congenital colloid cyst, third ventricle of brain
  • Congenital porencephalic cyst
  • Congenital porencephaly
  • Congenital pseudoporencephaly
  • Multiple congenital cerebral cysts
  • Porencephaly, congenital
  • Pseudoporencephaly, congenital
Type 1 Excludes
  • acquired porencephalic cyst (G93.0)
Present On Admission
  • Q04.6 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q04.6 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 091 Other disorders of nervous system with mcc
  • 092 Other disorders of nervous system with cc
  • 093 Other disorders of nervous system without cc/mcc
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert ICD-10-CM Q04.6 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM Q04.6: