2023 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q62.6

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Malposition of ureter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • Q62.6 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2023 edition of ICD-10-CM Q62.6 became effective on October 1, 2022.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q62.6 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q62.6 may differ.
The following code(s) above Q62.6 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 Q62.6:
  • Q00-Q99
    2023 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
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
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change
  • 2023 (effective 10/1/2022): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q62.6
Q62.10 …… unspecified
Q62.11 ……opelvic junction
Q62.12 ……ovesical orifice
Q62.2 Congenital megaureter
Q62.3 Other obstructive defects of renal pelvis and ureter
Q62.31 Congenital ureterocele, orthotopic
Q62.32 Cecoureterocele
Q62.39 Other obstructive defects of renal pelvis and ureter
Q62.4 Agenesis of ureter
Q62.5 Duplication of ureter
Q62.6 Malposition of ureter
Q62.60 …… unspecified
Q62.61 Deviation of ureter
Q62.62 Displacement of ureter
Q62.63 Anomalous implantation of ureter
Q62.69 Other malposition of ureter
Q62.7 Congenital vesico-uretero-renal reflux
Q62.8 Other congenital malformations of ureter
Q63 Other congenital malformations of kidney
Q63.0 Accessory kidney
Q63.1 Lobulated, fused and horseshoe kidney

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