2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q79.59

Other congenital malformations of abdominal wall

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Q79.59 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM Q79.59 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q79.59 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q79.59 may differ.
The following code(s) above Q79.59 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 Q79.59:
  • 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
  • Q79.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q79.5

    Other congenital malformations of abdominal wall

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Other congenital malformations of abdominal wall
Approximate Synonyms
  • Congenital anomaly of abdominal wall
  • Congenital deformity of abdominal wall
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.
  • Q79.59 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q79.59 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 393 Other digestive system diagnoses with mcc
  • 394 Other digestive system diagnoses with cc
  • 395 Other digestive system diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert Q79.59 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 Q79.59:
  • 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
    • abdominal wall NEC Q79.59
  • Defect, defective 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
    • abdominal wall, congenital Q79.59
  • 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
  • Diastasis
    • recti (abdomen)
      • congenital Q79.59
  • Ectopic, ectopia (congenital)
    • abdominal viscera Q45.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q45.8

      Other specified congenital malformations of digestive system

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Absence (complete) (partial) of alimentary tract NOS
      • Duplication of digestive system
      • Malposition, congenital of digestive system
      • due to defect in anterior abdominal wall Q79.59

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q79.59
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
Q80 Congenital ichthyosis
Q80.0 Ichthyosis vulgaris

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