2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q43.0

Meckel's diverticulum (displaced) (hypertrophic)

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Q43.0 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM Q43.0 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q43.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q43.0 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Persistent omphalomesenteric duct
  • Persistent vitelline duct
The following code(s) above Q43.0 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 Q43.0:
  • Q00-Q99
    2021 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
  • Meckel's diverticulum
  • Meckels diverticulum
Clinical Information
  • A congenital abnormality characterized by the outpouching or sac formation in the ileum. It is a remnant of the embryonic yolk sac in which the vitelline duct failed to close.
  • A congenital pouch in the distal ileum. It may cause painless rectal bleeding and bowel obstruction.
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.
  • Q43.0 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q43.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 380 Complicated peptic ulcer with mcc
  • 381 Complicated peptic ulcer with cc
  • 382 Complicated peptic ulcer without cc/mcc

Convert Q43.0 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to Q43.0:
  • Type 1 Excludes: C17.3
    , K57
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code C17.3

    Meckel's diverticulum, malignant

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • Meckel's diverticulum, congenital (Q43.0)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K57

    Diverticular disease of intestine

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • if applicable peritonitis K65.-
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital diverticulum of intestine (Q43.8)
    • Meckel's diverticulum (Q43.0)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • diverticulum of appendix (K38.2)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to Q43.0:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q43.0
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
Q43 Other congenital malformations of intestine
Q43.0 Meckel's diverticulum (displaced) (hypertrophic)
Q43.1 Hirschsprung's disease
Q43.2 Other congenital functional disorders of colon
Q43.3 Congenital malformations of intestinal fixation
Q43.4 Duplication of intestine
Q43.5 Ectopic anus
Q43.6 Congenital fistula of rectum and anus
Q43.7 Persistent cloaca
Q43.8 Other specified congenital malformations of intestine
Q43.9 Congenital malformation of intestine, unspecified
Q44 Congenital malformations of gallbladder, bile ducts and liver

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