ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Q84.8

Other specified congenital malformations of integument

Diagnosis Code Q84.8

ICD-10: Q84.8
Short Description: Other specified congenital malformations of integument
Long Description: Other specified congenital malformations of integument
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Q84.8

Code Classification
  • Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities
    • Other congenital malformations (Q80-Q89)
      • Other congenital malformations of integument (Q84)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code Q84.8 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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  • 757.8 - Oth integument anomalies

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The code Q84.8 is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Adams-Oliver syndrome
  • Aplasia cutis congenita
  • Aplasia cutis congenita associated with fetus papyraceus
  • Aplasia cutis congenita due to teratogenic drug
  • Aplasia cutis congenita due to underlying malformation
  • Aplasia cutis congenita following intra-uterine infection
  • Aplasia cutis congenita in association with epidermolysis bullosa
  • Aplasia cutis congenita secondary to malformation syndrome
  • Aplasia cutis congenita secondary to malformation syndrome
  • Aplasia cutis in Chromosome 4 short-arm deletion syndrome
  • Aplasia cutis in Johanson-Blizzard syndrome
  • Aplasia cutis in Trisomy 13 syndrome
  • Aplasia of skin
  • Oculo-cerebro-cutaneous syndrome

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code Q84.8 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Skin Conditions

Also called: Cutaneous disorders, Dermatologic disorders

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  • Keeps harmful microbes out, preventing infections
  • Helps you feel things like heat, cold, and pain
  • Keeps your body temperature even
  • Makes vitamin D when the sun shines on it

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NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

  • Acrodermatitis
  • Cradle cap
  • Cryotherapy
  • Cutaneous skin tags
  • Dry skin -- self-care
  • Erythema multiforme
  • Granuloma annulare
  • Keratosis pilaris
  • Lichen planus
  • Milia
  • Sebaceous cyst
  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Seborrheic keratosis
  • Skin lesion removal
  • Skin lesion removal-aftercare
  • Stasis dermatitis and ulcers

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