2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q38.2

Macroglossia

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Q38.2 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 Q38.2 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q38.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q38.2 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Congenital hypertrophy of tongue
The following code(s) above Q38.2 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 Q38.2:
  • 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
  • Q38
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q38

    Other congenital malformations of tongue, mouth and pharynx

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Other congenital malformations of tongue, mouth and pharynx
Approximate Synonyms
  • Congenital macroglossia
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.
  • Q38.2 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q38.2 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 011 Tracheostomy for face, mouth & neck diagnoses or laryngectomy with mcc
  • 012 Tracheostomy for face, mouth & neck diagnoses or laryngectomy with cc
  • 013 Tracheostomy for face, mouth & neck diagnoses or laryngectomy without cc/mcc
  • 157 Dental and oral diseases with mcc
  • 158 Dental and oral diseases with cc
  • 159 Dental and oral diseases without cc/mcc

Convert Q38.2 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
Code annotations containing back-references to Q38.2:
  • Type 2 Excludes: K14
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K14

    Diseases of tongue

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • erythroplakia (K13.29)
    • focal epithelial hyperplasia (K13.29)
    • leukedema of tongue (K13.29)
    • leukoplakia of tongue (K13.21)
    • hairy leukoplakia (K13.3)
    • macroglossia (congenital) (Q38.2)
    • submucous fibrosis of tongue (K13.5)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify:
    • alcohol abuse and dependence (F10.-)
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to Q38.2:
  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
    • tongue K14.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K14.8

      Other diseases of tongue

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Atrophy of tongue
      • Crenated tongue
      • Enlargement of tongue
      • Glossocele
      • Glossoptosis
      • Hypertrophy of tongue
      • congenital Q38.2
  • Macroglossia (congenital) Q38.2
  • Malformation (congenital) - see also Anomaly
    • tongue (congenital) Q38.3
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q38.3

      Other congenital malformations of tongue

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Aglossia
      • Bifid tongue
      • Congenital adhesion of tongue
      • Congenital fissure of tongue
      • Congenital malformation of tongue NOS
      • Double tongue
      • Hypoglossia
      • Hypoplasia of tongue
      • Microglossia
      • hypertrophy Q38.2

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q38.2
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
Q39.1 Atresia of esophagus with tracheo-esophageal fistula
Q39.2 Congenital tracheo-esophageal fistula without atresia

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