2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q68.0

Congenital deformity of sternocleidomastoid muscle

Applicable To
  • Congenital contracture of sternocleidomastoid (muscle)
  • Congenital (sternomastoid) torticollis
  • Sternomastoid tumor (congenital)
The following code(s) above Q68.0 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
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that may be applicable to Q68.0:
  • 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
  • Q68
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q68

    Other congenital musculoskeletal deformities

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • reduction defects of limb(s) (Q71-Q73)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • congenital myotonic chondrodystrophy (G71.13)
    Other congenital musculoskeletal deformities
Approximate Synonyms Present On Admission
POA Help
"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 Q68.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

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Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to Q68.0:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to Q68.0:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q68.0
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
Q68.6 Discoid meniscus
Q68.8 Other specified congenital musculoskeletal deformities
Q69 Polydactyly
Q69.0 Accessory finger(s)
Q69.1 Accessory thumb(s)

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