ICD-10 Diagnosis Code M26.02

Maxillary hypoplasia

Diagnosis Code M26.02

ICD-10: M26.02
Short Description: Maxillary hypoplasia
Long Description: Maxillary hypoplasia
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code M26.02

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
    • Dentofacial anomalies [including malocclusion] and other disorders of jaw (M26-M27)
      • Dentofacial anomalies [including malocclusion] (M26)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Acquired transverse maxillary hypoplasia
  • Congenital maxillary hypoplasia
  • Congenital transverse maxillary hypoplasia
  • Congenital vertical maxillary hypoplasia
  • Hypoplasia of maxillary bone

Information for Patients

Jaw Injuries and Disorders

Your jaw is a set of bones that holds your teeth. It consists of two main parts. The upper part is the maxilla. It doesn't move. The moveable lower part is called the mandible. You move it when you talk or chew. The two halves of the mandible meet at your chin. The joint where the mandible meets your skull is the temporomandibular joint.

Jaw problems include

  • Fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Temporomandibular joint dysfunction
  • Osteonecrosis, which happens when your bones lose their blood supply
  • Cancers

Treatment of jaw problems depends on the cause.

  • Jaw - broken or dislocated
  • Malocclusion of teeth
  • Micrognathia
  • Prognathism

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