2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q43.8

Other specified congenital malformations of intestine

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
The following code(s) above Q43.8 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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  • Code Also annotations, or
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that may be applicable to Q43.8:
  • Q00-Q99
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range Q00-Q99

    Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities

    • 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 Clinical Information Present On Admission
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ICD-10-CM Q43.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):

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Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to Q43.8:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to Q43.8:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q43.8
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
Q44.3 Congenital stenosis and stricture of bile ducts
Q44.4 Choledochal cyst
Q44.5 Other congenital malformations of bile ducts
Q44.6 Cystic disease of liver
Q44.7 Other congenital malformations of liver

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