2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q41.1

Congenital absence, atresia and stenosis of jejunum

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Q41.1 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 Q41.1 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q41.1 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q41.1 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Apple peel syndrome
  • Imperforate jejunum
The following code(s) above Q41.1 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 Q41.1:
  • 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
  • Q41
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q41

    Congenital absence, atresia and stenosis of small intestine

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • congenital obstruction, occlusion or stricture of small intestine or intestine NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • cystic fibrosis with intestinal manifestation (E84.11)
    • meconium ileus NOS (without cystic fibrosis) (P76.0)
    Congenital absence, atresia and stenosis of small intestine
Approximate Synonyms
  • Congenital absence of jejunum
  • Congenital atresia of jejunum
  • Congenital jejunal absence
  • Congenital jejunal atresia
  • Congenital jejunal stenosis
Clinical Information
  • A malformation characterized by the absence of a normal opening in a part of the intestine. It can occur either in the small or the large intestine.
  • Congenital obliteration of the lumen of the intestine, with the ileum involved in 50% of the cases and the jejunum and duodenum following in frequency. It is the most frequent cause of intestinal obstruction in newborns. (from stedman, 25th ed)
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.
  • Q41.1 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q41.1 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 393 Other digestive system diagnoses with mcc
  • 394 Other digestive system diagnoses with cc
  • 395 Other digestive system diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert Q41.1 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 Q41.1:
  • Absence (of) (organ or part) (complete or partial)
    • jejunum (acquired) Z90.49
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z90.49

      Acquired absence of other specified parts of digestive tract

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      • congenital Q41.1
  • Agenesis
    • jejunum Q41.1
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) Q89.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.9

    Congenital malformation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital anomaly NOS
    • Congenital deformity NOS
    • apple peel syndrome Q41.1
  • Apple peel syndrome Q41.1
  • Atresia, atretic
    • jejunum Q41.1
  • Imperforate (congenital) - see also Atresia
    • jejunum Q41.1
  • Stenosis, stenotic (cicatricial) - see also Stricture
    • jejunum K56.699
      - see also Obstruction, intestine, specified NEC
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K56.699

      Other intestinal obstruction unspecified as to partial versus complete obstruction

        2018 - New Code 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Other intestinal obstruction, NEC
      • congenital Q41.1
  • Stricture - see also Stenosis
    • jejunum K56.699
      - see also Obstruction, intestine, specified NEC
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K56.699

      Other intestinal obstruction unspecified as to partial versus complete obstruction

        2018 - New Code 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Other intestinal obstruction, NEC
      • congenital Q41.1

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q41.1
Q39.9 Congenital malformation of esophagus, unspecified
Q40 Other congenital malformations of upper alimentary tract
Q40.0 Congenital hypertrophic pyloric stenosis
Q40.1 Congenital hiatus hernia
Q40.2 Other specified congenital malformations of stomach
Q40.3 Congenital malformation of stomach, unspecified
Q40.8 Other specified congenital malformations of upper alimentary tract
Q40.9 Congenital malformation of upper alimentary tract, unspecified
Q41 Congenital absence, atresia and stenosis of small intestine
Q41.0 Congenital absence, atresia and stenosis of duodenum
Q41.1 Congenital absence, atresia and stenosis of jejunum
Q41.2 Congenital absence, atresia and stenosis of ileum
Q41.8 Congenital absence, atresia and stenosis of other specified parts of small intestine
Q41.9 Congenital absence, atresia and stenosis of small intestine, part unspecified
Q42 Congenital absence, atresia and stenosis of large intestine
Q42.0 Congenital absence, atresia and stenosis of rectum with fistula
Q42.1 Congenital absence, atresia and stenosis of rectum without fistula
Q42.2 Congenital absence, atresia and stenosis of anus with fistula
Q42.3 Congenital absence, atresia and stenosis of anus without fistula
Q42.8 Congenital absence, atresia and stenosis of other parts of large intestine
Q42.9 Congenital absence, atresia and stenosis of large intestine, part unspecified

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