2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q43.3

Congenital malformations of intestinal fixation

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  • Q43.3 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM Q43.3 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q43.3 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q43.3 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Congenital omental, anomalous adhesions [bands]
  • Congenital peritoneal adhesions [bands]
  • Incomplete rotation of cecum and colon
  • Insufficient rotation of cecum and colon
  • Jackson's membrane
  • Malrotation of colon
  • Rotation failure of cecum and colon
  • Universal mesentery
The following code(s) above Q43.3 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 Q43.3:
  • Q00-Q99
    2019 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 anomaly of fixation of intestine
  • Congenital intestinal fixation anomaly
  • Congenital malrotation of intestine
  • Intestinal malrotation
Present On Admission
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  • Q43.3 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q43.3 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 393 Other digestive system diagnoses with mcc
  • 394 Other digestive system diagnoses with cc
  • 395 Other digestive system diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert Q43.3 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to Q43.3:
  • Adhesions, adhesive (postinfective) K66.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K66.0

    Peritoneal adhesions (postprocedural) (postinfection)

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Adhesions (of) abdominal (wall)
    • Adhesions (of) diaphragm
    • Adhesions (of) intestine
    • Adhesions (of) male pelvis
    • Adhesions (of) omentum
    • Adhesions (of) stomach
    • Adhesive bands
    • Mesenteric adhesions
    Type 1 Excludes
    • female pelvic adhesions [bands] (N73.6)
    • peritoneal adhesions with intestinal obstruction (K56.5-)
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) Q89.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.9

    Congenital malformation, unspecified

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    Applicable To
    • Congenital anomaly NOS
    • Congenital deformity NOS
    • intestine (large) (small) Q43.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q43.9

      Congenital malformation of intestine, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      • with anomalous adhesions, fixation or malrotation Q43.3
    • fixation, intestine Q43.3
  • Band(s)
    • anomalous or congenital - see also Anomaly, by site
      • intestine Q43.3
      • omentum Q43.3
    • periappendiceal, congenital Q43.3
  • Chilaiditi's syndrome Q43.3 (subphrenic displacement, colon)
  • Displacement, displaced
    • colon Q43.3 (congenital)
  • Failure, failed
    • rotation
      • cecum Q43.3
      • colon Q43.3
      • intestine Q43.3
  • Imperfect
    • rotation, intestine Q43.3
  • Incomplete - see also condition
    • rotation, intestine Q43.3
  • Jackson's
    • membrane Q43.3
    • veil Q43.3
  • Lane's
    • band Q43.3
  • Malposition
    • congenital
      • intestine (large) (small) Q43.8
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q43.8

        Other specified congenital malformations of intestine

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        Applicable To
        • Congenital blind loop syndrome
        • Congenital diverticulitis, colon
        • Congenital diverticulum, intestine
        • Dolichocolon
        • Megaloappendix
        • Megaloduodenum
        • Microcolon
        • Transposition of appendix
        • Transposition of colon
        • Transposition of intestine
        • with anomalous adhesions, fixation or malrotation Q43.3
  • Malrotation
    • cecum Q43.3
    • colon Q43.3
    • intestine Q43.3
  • Membrane(s) - see also condition
    • Jackson's Q43.3
  • Mobile, mobility
    • cecum Q43.3
  • Nondescent (congenital) - see also Malposition, congenital
    • cecum Q43.3
    • colon Q43.3
  • Rotation
    • anomalous, incomplete or insufficient, intestine Q43.3
    • cecum Q43.3 (congenital)
    • colon Q43.3 (congenital)
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Chilaiditi's Q43.3
    • subphrenic interposition Q43.3
  • Undescended - see also Malposition, congenital
    • cecum Q43.3
    • colon Q43.3
  • Universal mesentery Q43.3
  • Veil
    • Jackson's Q43.3

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q43.3
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
Q44.0 Agenesis, aplasia and hypoplasia of gallbladder
Q44.1 Other congenital malformations of gallbladder
Q44.2 Atresia of bile ducts

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