Other congenital malformations of ear Q17- >

Type 1 Excludes
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A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as Q17. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • congenital malformations of ear with impairment of hearing (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q16.0

    Congenital absence of (ear) auricle

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Q16.0-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q16.9

    Congenital malformation of ear causing impairment of hearing, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital absence of ear NOS
    Q16.9
    )
  • preauricular sinus (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q18.1

    Preauricular sinus and cyst

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Fistula of auricle, congenital
    • Cervicoaural fistula
    Q18.1
    )
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