2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q38.0

Congenital malformations of lips, not elsewhere classified

Applicable To
  • Congenital fistula of lip
  • Congenital malformation of lip NOS
  • Van der Woude's syndrome
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 Q38.0. 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.
  • cleft lip (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q36
    • Q36 Cleft lip
      • Q36.0 Cleft lip, bilateral
      • Q36.1 Cleft lip, median
      • Q36.9 Cleft lip, unilateral
    Q36.-
    )
  • cleft lip with cleft palate (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q37
    • Q37 Cleft palate with cleft lip
      • Q37.0 Cleft hard palate with bilateral cleft lip
      • Q37.1 Cleft hard palate with unilateral cleft lip
      • Q37.2 Cleft soft palate with bilateral cleft lip
      • Q37.3 Cleft soft palate with unilateral cleft lip
      • Q37.4 Cleft hard and soft palate with bilateral cle...
      • Q37.5 Cleft hard and soft palate with unilateral cl...
      • Q37.8 Unspecified cleft palate with bilateral cleft...
      • Q37.9 Unspecified cleft palate with unilateral clef...
    Q37.-
    )
  • macrocheilia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q18.6

    Macrocheilia

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Hypertrophy of lip, congenital
    Q18.6
    )
  • microcheilia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q18.7

    Microcheilia

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Q18.7
    )
The following code(s) above Q38.0 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 Q38.0:
  • Q00-Q99
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range Q00-Q99

    Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities

    Note
    • Codes from this chapter are not for use on maternal or fetal records
    Type 2 Excludes
    • inborn errors of metabolism (E70-E88)
    Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities
  • Q38
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q38

    Other congenital malformations of tongue, mouth and pharynx

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Other congenital malformations of tongue, mouth and pharynx
Approximate Synonyms Clinical Information Present On Admission
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ICD-10-CM Q38.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

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Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to Q38.0:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to Q38.0:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q38.0
Q37 Cleft palate with cleft lip
Q37.0 Cleft hard palate with bilateral cleft lip
Q37.1 Cleft hard palate with unilateral cleft lip
Q37.2 Cleft soft palate with bilateral cleft lip
Q37.3 Cleft soft palate with unilateral cleft lip
Q37.4 Cleft hard and soft palate with bilateral cleft lip
Q37.5 Cleft hard and soft palate with unilateral cleft lip
Q37.8 Unspecified cleft palate with bilateral cleft lip
Q37.9 Unspecified cleft palate with unilateral cleft lip
Q38 Other congenital malformations of tongue, mouth and pharynx
Q38.0 Congenital malformations of lips, not elsewhere classified
Q38.1 Ankyloglossia
Q38.2 Macroglossia
Q38.3 Other congenital malformations of tongue
Q38.4 Congenital malformations of salivary glands and ducts
Q38.5 Congenital malformations of palate, not elsewhere classified
Q38.6 Other congenital malformations of mouth
Q38.7 Congenital pharyngeal pouch
Q38.8 Other congenital malformations of pharynx
Q39 Congenital malformations of esophagus
Q39.0 Atresia of esophagus without fistula

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