2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q79

Congenital malformations of musculoskeletal system, not elsewhere classified

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 (Q79) and the excluded code together.
  • congenital (sternomastoid) torticollis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q68.0

    Congenital deformity of sternocleidomastoid muscle

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital contracture of sternocleidomastoid (muscle)
    • Congenital (sternomastoid) torticollis
    • Sternomastoid tumor (congenital)
    Q68.0
    )
The following code(s) above Q79 contain annotation back-references
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that may be applicable to Q79:
  • 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
Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q79
Q78 Other osteochondrodysplasias
Q78.0 Osteogenesis imperfecta
Q78.1 Polyostotic fibrous dysplasia
Q78.2 Osteopetrosis
Q78.3 Progressive diaphyseal dysplasia
Q78.4 Enchondromatosis
Q78.5 Metaphyseal dysplasia
Q78.6 Multiple congenital exostoses
Q78.8 Other specified osteochondrodysplasias
Q78.9 Osteochondrodysplasia, unspecified
Q79 Congenital malformations of musculoskeletal system, not elsewhere classified
Q79.0 Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
Q79.1 Other congenital malformations of diaphragm
Q79.2 Exomphalos
Q79.3 Gastroschisis
Q79.4 Prune belly syndrome
Q79.5 Other congenital malformations of abdominal wall
Q79.51 Congenital hernia of bladder
Q79.59 Other congenital malformations of abdominal wall
Q79.6 Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
Q79.8 Other congenital malformations of musculoskeletal system

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