2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q45

Other congenital malformations of digestive system

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • Q45 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM Q45 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q45 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q45 may differ.
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (Q45) and the excluded code together.
  • congenital diaphragmatic hernia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q79.0

    Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital hiatus hernia (Q40.1)
    Q79.0
    )
  • congenital hiatus hernia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q40.1

    Congenital hiatus hernia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital displacement of cardia through esophageal hiatus
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital diaphragmatic hernia (Q79.0)
    Q40.1
    )
The following code(s) above Q45 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 Q45:
  • 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
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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q45
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
Q45 Other congenital malformations of digestive system
Q45.0 Agenesis, aplasia and hypoplasia of pancreas
Q45.1 Annular pancreas
Q45.2 Congenital pancreatic cyst
Q45.3 Other congenital malformations of pancreas and pancreatic duct
Q45.8 Other specified congenital malformations of digestive system
Q45.9 Congenital malformation of digestive system, unspecified
Q50 Congenital malformations of ovaries, fallopian tubes and broad ligaments
Q50.0 Congenital absence of ovary
Q50.01 …… unilateral
Q50.02 …… bilateral

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