2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q75.8

Other specified congenital malformations of skull and face bones

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Q75.8 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Oth congenital malformations of skull and face bones
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM Q75.8 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q75.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q75.8 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Absence of skull bone, congenital
  • Congenital deformity of forehead
  • Platybasia
The following code(s) above Q75.8 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 Q75.8:
  • 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
  • Q75
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q75

    Other congenital malformations of skull and face bones

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital malformation of face NOS (Q18.-)
    • congenital malformation syndromes classified to Q87.-
    • dentofacial anomalies [including malocclusion] (M26.-)
    • musculoskeletal deformities of head and face (Q67.0-Q67.4)
    • skull defects associated with congenital anomalies of brain such as:
    • anencephaly (Q00.0)
    • encephalocele (Q01.-)
    • hydrocephalus (Q03.-)
    • microcephaly (Q02)
    Other congenital malformations of skull and face bones
Approximate Synonyms
  • Absence of skull bone
  • Absence, cranial bone
  • Basilar skull invagination
  • Congenital absence of cranial bone
  • Congenital deformity of forehead
  • Delayed closure of anterior fontanel
  • Forehead deformity, congenital
  • Hemifacial microsomia
  • Invagination of basilar skull
  • Late closure of anterior fontanel
Clinical Information
  • A developmental deformity of the occipital bone and upper end of the cervical spine, in which the latter appears to have pushed the floor of the occipital bone upward. (Dorland, 27th ed)
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.
  • Q75.8 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q75.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 564 Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with mcc
  • 565 Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with cc
  • 566 Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert Q75.8 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to Q75.8:
  • Absence (of) (organ or part) (complete or partial)
  • Accessory (congenital)
    • face bone Q75.8(s)
    • frontonasal process Q75.8
  • Agenesis
    • face
      • bones NEC Q75.8
    • skull (bone) Q75.8
    • roof of orbit Q75.8
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) Q89.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.9

    Congenital malformation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital anomaly NOS
    • Congenital deformity NOS
    • forehead Q75.8
  • Bird
    • face Q75.8
  • Caput
    • crepitus Q75.8
  • Craniofenestria Q75.8 (skull)
  • Craniolacunia Q75.8 (skull)
  • Cranioschisis Q75.8
  • Crepitus
    • caput Q75.8
  • Deformity Q89.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.9

    Congenital malformation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital anomaly NOS
    • Congenital deformity NOS
    • forehead (acquired) M95.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M95.2

      Other acquired deformity of head

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • congenital Q75.8
    • frontal bone (acquired) M95.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M95.2

      Other acquired deformity of head

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • congenital Q75.8
    • head (acquired) M95.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M95.2

      Other acquired deformity of head

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • congenital Q75.8
    • skull (acquired) M95.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M95.2

      Other acquired deformity of head

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • Diastasis
    • cranial bones M84.88
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M84.88

      Other disorders of continuity of bone, other site

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      • congenital NEC Q75.8
  • Distortion(s) (congenital)
  • Duplication, duplex - see also Accessory
    • frontonasal process Q75.8
  • Hyperostosis (monomelic) - see also Disorder, bone, density and structure, specified NEC
    • skull M85.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M85.2

      Hyperostosis of skull

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      • congenital Q75.8
  • Hypoplasia, hypoplastic
    • bone NOS Q79.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q79.9

      Congenital malformation of musculoskeletal system, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Congenital anomaly of musculoskeletal system NOS
      • Congenital deformity of musculoskeletal system NOS
      • face Q75.8
    • face Q18.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q18.8

      Other specified congenital malformations of face and neck

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Medial cyst of face and neck
      • Medial fistula of face and neck
      • Medial sinus of face and neck
      • bone Q75.8(s)
    • skull (bone) Q75.8
  • Imperfect
    • closure (congenital)
      • roof of orbit Q75.8
  • Impression, basilar Q75.8
  • Lacunar skull Q75.8
  • Maldevelopment - see also Anomaly
    • mastoid process Q75.8
  • Malformation (congenital) - see also Anomaly
    • bone Q79.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q79.9

      Congenital malformation of musculoskeletal system, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Congenital anomaly of musculoskeletal system NOS
      • Congenital deformity of musculoskeletal system NOS
      • face Q75.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q75.9

        Congenital malformation of skull and face bones, unspecified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        Applicable To
        • Congenital anomaly of face bones NOS
        • Congenital anomaly of skull NOS
        • specified type NEC Q75.8
      • skull Q75.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q75.9

        Congenital malformation of skull and face bones, unspecified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        Applicable To
        • Congenital anomaly of face bones NOS
        • Congenital anomaly of skull NOS
        • specified type NEC Q75.8
  • Ostrum-Furst syndrome Q75.8
  • Platybasia Q75.8
  • Stenocephaly Q75.8

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q75.8
Q74.3 Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita
Q74.8 Other specified congenital malformations of limb(s)
Q74.9 Unspecified congenital malformation of limb(s)
Q75 Other congenital malformations of skull and face bones
Q75.0 Craniosynostosis
Q75.1 Craniofacial dysostosis
Q75.2 Hypertelorism
Q75.3 Macrocephaly
Q75.4 Mandibulofacial dysostosis
Q75.5 Oculomandibular dysostosis
Q75.8 Other specified congenital malformations of skull and face bones
Q75.9 Congenital malformation of skull and face bones, unspecified
Q76 Congenital malformations of spine and bony thorax
Q76.0 Spina bifida occulta
Q76.1 Klippel-Feil syndrome
Q76.2 Congenital spondylolisthesis
Q76.3 Congenital scoliosis due to congenital bony malformation
Q76.4 Other congenital malformations of spine, not associated with scoliosis
Q76.41 Congenital kyphosis
Q76.411 …… occipito-atlanto-axial region
Q76.412 …… cervical region

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