ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Q32.4

Other congenital malformations of bronchus

Diagnosis Code Q32.4

ICD-10: Q32.4
Short Description: Other congenital malformations of bronchus
Long Description: Other congenital malformations of bronchus
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Q32.4

Code Classification
  • Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities
    • Congenital malformations of the respiratory system (Q30-Q34)
      • Congenital malformations of trachea and bronchus (Q32)

Information for Medical Professionals

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The code Q32.4 is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Accessory bronchus
  • Accessory structure of lower respiratory tract
  • Agenesis of larynx
  • Agenesis of larynx, trachea and bronchus
  • Bridging bronchus
  • Bronchial atresia with segmental pulmonary emphysema
  • Bronchial diverticulum
  • Congenital absence of bronchus
  • Congenital absence of bronchus
  • Congenital absence of trachea
  • Congenital anomaly of bronchus
  • Congenital atresia of bronchus
  • Congenital diverticulum of bronchus
  • Congenital lobar emphysema
  • Congenital malformation of larynx and trachea
  • Congenital malformation of trachea and bronchus
  • Congenital malformation of trachea and bronchus
  • Congenital malformation of trachea and bronchus
  • Congenital tracheobronchomegaly
  • Left bronchial isomerism
  • Mirror image bronchial anatomy
  • Right bronchial isomerism
  • Rudimentary tracheal bronchus
  • Tracheal origin of right upper lobe bronchus

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code Q32.4 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Birth Defects

A birth defect is a problem that happens while a baby is developing in the mother's body. Most birth defects happen during the first 3 months of pregnancy. One out of every 33 babies in the United States is born with a birth defect.

A birth defect may affect how the body looks, works or both. Some birth defects like cleft lip or neural tube defects are structural problems that can be easy to see. To find others, like heart defects, doctors use special tests. Birth defects can vary from mild to severe. Some result from exposures to medicines or chemicals. For example, alcohol abuse can cause fetal alcohol syndrome. Infections during pregnancy can also result in birth defects. For most birth defects, the cause is unknown.

Some birth defects can be prevented. Taking folic acid can help prevent some birth defects. Talk to your doctor about any medicines you take. Some medicines can cause serious birth defects.

Babies with birth defects may need surgery or other medical treatments. Today, doctors can diagnose many birth defects in the womb. This enables them to treat or even correct some problems before the baby is born.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Intersex

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Bronchial Disorders

The bronchi are two tubes that branch off the trachea, or windpipe. The bronchi carry air to your lungs.

The most common problem with the bronchi is bronchitis, an inflammation of the tubes. Bronchitis can be acute or chronic. Other problems include

  • Bronchiectasis, a condition in which damage to the airways causes them to widen and become flabby and scarred
  • Exercise-induced bronchospasm, which happens when the airways shrink while you are exercising
  • Bronchiolitis, an inflammation of the small airways that branch off from the bronchi
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia, a condition affecting infants

Treatment of bronchial disorders depends on the cause.

  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchiolitis - discharge
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • Postural drainage
  • Tracheal rupture

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