2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q05.7

Lumbar spina bifida without hydrocephalus

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Q05.7 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM Q05.7 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q05.7 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q05.7 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Lumbosacral spina bifida NOS
The following code(s) above Q05.7 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 Q05.7:
  • Q00-Q99
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range Q00-Q99

    Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities

    Note
    • Codes from this chapter are not for use on maternal records
    Type 2 Excludes
    • inborn errors of metabolism (E70-E88)
    Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities
  • Q05
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q05

    Spina bifida

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • hydromeningocele (spinal)
    • meningocele (spinal)
    • meningomyelocele
    • myelocele
    • myelomeningocele
    • rachischisis
    • spina bifida (aperta)(cystica)
    • syringomyelocele
    Type 1 Excludes
    • Arnold-Chiari syndrome, type II (Q07.0-)
    • spina bifida occulta (Q76.0)
    Use Additional
    • code for any associated paraplegia (paraparesis) (G82.2-)
    Spina bifida
Approximate Synonyms
  • High lumbar myelomeningocele
  • Low lumbar myelomeningocele
  • Lumbar meningomyelocele
  • Lumbar spina bifida
  • Meningomyelocele of lumbosacral spine
  • Myelomeningocele, high lumbar
  • Myelomeningocele, low lumbar
  • Myelomeningocele, lumbar
  • Myelomeningocele, lumbosacral
  • Spina bifida aperta of lumbar spine
  • Spina bifida aperta, lumbar
  • Spina bifida of lumbar region
  • Spina bifida without hydrocephalus, lumbar
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.
  • Q05.7 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q05.7 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 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
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert Q05.7 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to Q05.7:
  • Spina bifida (aperta) Q05.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q05.9

    Spina bifida, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q05.7
Q04.8 Other specified congenital malformations of brain
Q04.9 Congenital malformation of brain, unspecified
Q05 Spina bifida
Q05.0 Cervical spina bifida with hydrocephalus
Q05.1 Thoracic spina bifida with hydrocephalus
Q05.2 Lumbar spina bifida with hydrocephalus
Q05.3 Sacral spina bifida with hydrocephalus
Q05.4 Unspecified spina bifida with hydrocephalus
Q05.5 Cervical spina bifida without hydrocephalus
Q05.6 Thoracic spina bifida without hydrocephalus
Q05.7 Lumbar spina bifida without hydrocephalus
Q05.8 Sacral spina bifida without hydrocephalus
Q05.9 Spina bifida, unspecified
Q06 Other congenital malformations of spinal cord
Q06.0 Amyelia
Q06.1 Hypoplasia and dysplasia of spinal cord
Q06.2 Diastematomyelia
Q06.3 Other congenital cauda equina malformations
Q06.4 Hydromyelia
Q06.8 Other specified congenital malformations of spinal cord
Q06.9 Congenital malformation of spinal cord, unspecified

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.