ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 750.26

Mouth anomaly NEC

Diagnosis Code 750.26

ICD-9: 750.26
Short Description: Mouth anomaly NEC
Long Description: Other specified anomalies of mouth
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 750.26

Code Classification
  • Congenital anomalies
    • Congenital anomalies (740-759)
      • 750 Other congenital anomalies of upper alimentary tract

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Acquired anomaly of uvula
  • Byzanthine arch palate
  • Congenital abnormal shape of palatine bone
  • Congenital absence of mouth
  • Congenital absence of palatine bone
  • Congenital absence of uvula
  • Congenital anomaly of uvula
  • Congenital double lip
  • Congenital ectropion of lip
  • Congenital short hard palate
  • Displacement of Wharton's duct
  • Finding of appearance of oral mucosa
  • Flat palate
  • Fordyce spots of buccal mucosa
  • Fordyce spots of lips
  • Fordyce's disease
  • Gingival cyst of neonate
  • Ranula, congenital

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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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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Mouth Disorders

Your mouth is one of the most important parts of your body. Any problem that affects your mouth can make it hard to eat, drink or even smile.

Some common mouth problems include

  • Cold sores - painful sores on the lips and around the mouth, caused by a virus
  • Canker sores - painful sores in the mouth, caused by bacteria or viruses
  • Thrush - a yeast infection that causes white patches in your mouth
  • Leukoplakia - white patches of excess cell growth on the cheeks, gums or tongue, common in smokers
  • Dry mouth - a lack of enough saliva, caused by some medicines and certain diseases
  • Gum or tooth problems
  • Bad breath

Treatment for mouth disorders varies, depending on the problem. Keeping a clean mouth by brushing and flossing often is important.

  • Burning Mouth Syndrome - NIH (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)
  • Drooling
  • Gum biopsy
  • Herpangina
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lichen planus
  • Mouth sores
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Mucous cyst
  • Oral mucositis
  • Palatal myoclonus
  • Perioral dermatitis
  • Thrush

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