2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q79.5

Other congenital malformations of abdominal wall

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • Q79.5 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 Q79.5 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q79.5 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q79.5 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as Q79.5. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • umbilical hernia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K42
    • K42 Umbilical hernia
      • K42.0 Umbilical hernia with obstruction, without ga...
      • K42.1 Umbilical hernia with gangrene
      • K42.9 Umbilical hernia without obstruction or gangr...
    K42.-
    )
The following code(s) above Q79.5 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 Q79.5:
  • 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
  • Q79
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q79

    Congenital malformations of musculoskeletal system, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • congenital (sternomastoid) torticollis (Q68.0)
    Congenital malformations of musculoskeletal system, not elsewhere classified
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 Q79.5
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 syndromes
Q79.60 Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, unspecified
Q79.61 Classical Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
Q79.62 Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
Q79.63 Vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
Q79.69 Other Ehlers-Danlos syndromes
Q79.8 Other congenital malformations of musculoskeletal system
Q79.9 Congenital malformation of musculoskeletal system, unspecified

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