ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Q40.2

Other specified congenital malformations of stomach

Diagnosis Code Q40.2

ICD-10: Q40.2
Short Description: Other specified congenital malformations of stomach
Long Description: Other specified congenital malformations of stomach
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Q40.2

Code Classification
  • Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities
    • Other congenital malformations of the digestive system (Q38-Q45)
      • Other congenital malformations of upper alimentary tract (Q40)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code Q40.2 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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The code Q40.2 is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Congenital absence of stomach
  • Congenital dilatation of stomach
  • Congenital displacement of gastric mucosa
  • Congenital displacement of stomach
  • Congenital diverticulum of stomach
  • Congenital downward displacement of stomach
  • Congenital duplication of stomach
  • Congenital gastric perforation
  • Congenital hourglass stomach
  • Congenital megalogastria
  • Congenital mesenteroaxial volvulus of stomach
  • Congenital microgastria
  • Congenital organoaxial volvulus of stomach
  • Congenital pyloric antral membrane
  • Congenital pyloric membrane
  • Congenital stenosis of stomach
  • Congenital transposition of stomach
  • Congenital volvulus of stomach
  • Ectopic gastric mucosa
  • Ectopic gastric mucosa - multiple sites
  • Ectopic gastric tissue
  • Gastric atresia
  • Gastric diverticulum
  • Gastric volvulus
  • Pyloric antral atresia
  • Pyloric atresia
  • Stomach in central position
  • Stomach in right sided position

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code Q40.2 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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Stomach Disorders

Also called: Gastric disorders

Your stomach is an organ between your esophagus and small intestine. It is where digestion of protein begins. The stomach has three tasks. It stores swallowed food. It mixes the food with stomach acids. Then it sends the mixture on to the small intestine.

Most people have a problem with their stomach at one time or another. Indigestion and heartburn are common problems. You can relieve some stomach problems with over-the-counter medicines and lifestyle changes, such as avoiding fatty foods or eating more slowly. Other problems like peptic ulcers or GERD require medical attention.

You should see a doctor if you have any of the following:

  • Blood when you have a bowel movement
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Heartburn not relieved by antacids
  • Unintended weight loss
  • Ongoing vomiting or diarrhea

NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

  • Bezoar
  • Dumping Syndrome - NIH (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
  • EGD discharge
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroparesis
  • Pyloric stenosis
  • Stomach acid test
  • Upper GI and small bowel series

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