ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Q18.7

Microcheilia

Diagnosis Code Q18.7

ICD-10: Q18.7
Short Description: Microcheilia
Long Description: Microcheilia
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Q18.7

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The code Q18.7 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • Congenital malformations of eye, ear, face and neck (Q10-Q18)
      • Other congenital malformations of face and neck (Q18)

Information for Patients


Craniofacial Abnormalities

Craniofacial is a medical term that relates to the bones of the skull and face. Craniofacial abnormalities are birth defects of the face or head. Some, like cleft lip and palate, are among the most common of all birth defects. Others are very rare. Most of them affect how a person's face or head looks. These conditions may also affect other parts of the body.

Treatment depends on the type of problem. Plastic and reconstructive surgery may help the person's appearance.

  • Apert syndrome (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Cleidocranial dysostosis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Craniosynostosis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Craniosynostosis repair (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Head and face reconstruction (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Pierre Robin syndrome (Medical Encyclopedia)


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