2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q67.5

Congenital deformity of spine

Applicable To
  • Congenital postural scoliosis
  • Congenital scoliosis NOS
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
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 Q67.5. 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.
  • infantile idiopathic scoliosis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M41.0

    Infantile idiopathic scoliosis

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    M41.0
    )
  • scoliosis due to congenital bony malformation (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q76.3

    Congenital scoliosis due to congenital bony malformation

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Hemivertebra fusion or failure of segmentation with scoliosis
    Q76.3
    )
The following code(s) above Q67.5 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 Q67.5:
  • 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
  • Q67
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q67

    Congenital musculoskeletal deformities of head, face, spine and chest

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital malformation syndromes classified to Q87.-
    • Potter's syndrome (Q60.6)
    Congenital musculoskeletal deformities of head, face, spine and chest
Approximate Synonyms Present On Admission
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"Present On Admission" is defined as present at the time the order for inpatient admission occurs — conditions that develop during an outpatient encounter, including emergency department, observation, or outpatient surgery, are considered POA.
ICD-10-CM Q67.5 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert Q67.5 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to Q67.5:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to Q67.5:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q67.5
Q66.81 Congenital vertical talus deformity, right foot
Q66.82 Congenital vertical talus deformity, left foot
Q66.89 Other specified congenital deformities of feet
Q66.9 Congenital deformity of feet, unspecified
Q67 Congenital musculoskeletal deformities of head, face, spine and chest
Q67.0 Congenital facial asymmetry
Q67.1 Congenital compression facies
Q67.2 Dolichocephaly
Q67.3 Plagiocephaly
Q67.4 Other congenital deformities of skull, face and jaw
Q67.5 Congenital deformity of spine
Q67.6 Pectus excavatum
Q67.7 Pectus carinatum
Q67.8 Other congenital deformities of chest
Q68 Other congenital musculoskeletal deformities
Q68.0 Congenital deformity of sternocleidomastoid muscle
Q68.1 Congenital deformity of finger(s) and hand
Q68.2 Congenital deformity of knee
Q68.3 Congenital bowing of femur
Q68.4 Congenital bowing of tibia and fibula
Q68.5 Congenital bowing of long bones of leg, unspecified

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