Diagnosis Code 756.52
Information for Medical Professionals
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
- Q78.2 - Osteopetrosis
Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 756.52 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:
- Albers-Sch�nberg's disease (marble bones) 756.52
- Disease, diseased - SEE ALSO See Also
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- Albers-Sch�nberg's (marble bones) 756.52
- Ivory bones 756.52
- bones 756.52
- Osteopetrosis (familial) 756.52
- Osteosclerosis 756.52
- fragilis (generalisata) 756.52
Information for Patients
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
Your bones help you move, give you shape and support your body. They are living tissues that rebuild constantly throughout your life. During childhood and your teens, your body adds new bone faster than it removes old bone. After about age 20, you can lose bone faster than you make bone. To have strong bones when you are young, and to prevent bone loss when you are older, you need to get enough calcium, vitamin D and exercise.
There are many kinds of bone problems:
- Low bone density and osteoporosis, which make your bones weak and more likely to break
- Osteogenesis imperfecta makes your bones brittle
- Paget's disease of bone makes them weak
- Bone disease can make bones easy to break
- Bones can also develop cancer and infections
- Other bone diseases are caused by poor nutrition, genetic factors or problems with the rate of bone growth or rebuilding
NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
- ALP - blood test
- ALP isoenzyme test
- Blount's disease
- Bone lesion biopsy
- Bone pain or tenderness
- Bone tumor
- Calcium blood test
- Fibrous dysplasia
- Osteopenia - premature infants
- Skeletal limb abnormalities
- X-ray - skeleton