ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Q75.0

Craniosynostosis

Diagnosis Code Q75.0

ICD-10: Q75.0
Short Description: Craniosynostosis
Long Description: Craniosynostosis
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Q75.0

Valid for Submission
The code Q75.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • Congenital malformations and deformations of the musculoskeletal system (Q65-Q79)
      • Other congenital malformations of skull and face bones (Q75)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code Q75.0 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 564 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITH MCC
  • 565 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITH CC
  • 566 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITHOUT CC/MCC

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The code Q75.0 is exempt from POA reporting.

Synonyms
  • Acrobrachycephaly
  • Acrocephaly
  • Baller-Gerold syndrome
  • Bicoronal craniosynostosis
  • Brachycephaly
  • Closure of fontanelle
  • Cloverleaf skull syndrome
  • Complex craniosynostosis
  • Congenital abnormal shape of frontal bone
  • Congenital anomaly of alisphenoid bone
  • Congenital anomaly of basisphenoid bone
  • Congenital anomaly of exoccipital bone
  • Congenital anomaly of frontal bone
  • Congenital anomaly of frontal bone
  • Congenital anomaly of interparietal bone
  • Congenital anomaly of nasal bone
  • Congenital anomaly of parietal bone
  • Congenital anomaly of supraoccipital bone
  • Congenital fenestration of alisphenoid bone
  • Congenital fenestration of basisphenoid bone
  • Congenital fenestration of exoccipital bone
  • Congenital fenestration of frontal bone
  • Congenital fenestration of interparietal bone
  • Congenital fenestration of nasal bone
  • Congenital fenestration of parietal bone
  • Congenital fenestration of supraoccipital bone
  • Congenital malformation of sphenoid wing
  • Craniosynostosis syndrome
  • Early fontanel closure
  • Fibroblast growth factor receptor 3-related craniosynostosis
  • Fronto-malar faciosynostosis
  • Imperfect fusion of skull
  • Interfrontal craniofaciosynostosis
  • Interparietal craniosynostosis
  • Long narrow head
  • Parieto-occipital craniosynostosis
  • Saethre-Chotzen syndrome
  • Scaphycephaly
  • Schprintzen
  • Simple craniosynostosis
  • Trigonocephaly
  • Unicoronal craniosynostosis

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code Q75.0 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


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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