2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q33.3

Agenesis of lung

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Q33.3 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 Q33.3 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q33.3 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q33.3 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Congenital absence of lung (lobe)
The following code(s) above Q33.3 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 Q33.3:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Congenital absence of lung
Clinical Information
  • An uncommon congenital abnormality characterized by either lethal complete absence of the lungs or varying degrees of underdevelopment of the lung parenchyma. It may be associated with other congenital abnormalities.
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.
  • Q33.3 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q33.3 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 205 Other respiratory system diagnoses with mcc
  • 206 Other respiratory system diagnoses without mcc

Convert Q33.3 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 Q33.3:
  • Absence (of) (organ or part) (complete or partial)
    • lung (fissure) (lobe) (bilateral) (unilateral) (congenital) Q33.3
  • Agenesis
    • lung Q33.3 (fissure) (lobe) (bilateral) (unilateral)
  • Aplasia - see also Agenesis
    • lung, congenital Q33.3 (bilateral) (unilateral)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q33.3
Q32 Congenital malformations of trachea and bronchus
Q32.0 Congenital tracheomalacia
Q32.1 Other congenital malformations of trachea
Q32.2 Congenital bronchomalacia
Q32.3 Congenital stenosis of bronchus
Q32.4 Other congenital malformations of bronchus
Q33 Congenital malformations of lung
Q33.0 Congenital cystic lung
Q33.1 Accessory lobe of lung
Q33.2 Sequestration of lung
Q33.3 Agenesis of lung
Q33.4 Congenital bronchiectasis
Q33.5 Ectopic tissue in lung
Q33.6 Congenital hypoplasia and dysplasia of lung
Q33.8 Other congenital malformations of lung
Q33.9 Congenital malformation of lung, unspecified
Q34 Other congenital malformations of respiratory system
Q34.0 Anomaly of pleura
Q34.1 Congenital cyst of mediastinum
Q34.8 Other specified congenital malformations of respiratory system
Q34.9 Congenital malformation of respiratory system, unspecified

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