Q83 - Congenital malformations of breast

Version 2023
ICD-10:Q83
Short Description:Congenital malformations of breast
Long Description:Congenital malformations of breast
Status: Not Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • Other congenital malformations (Q80-Q89)
      • Congenital malformations of breast (Q83)

Q83 is a non-specific and non-billable ICD-10 code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of congenital malformations of breast. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding for Congenital malformations of breast

Non-specific codes like Q83 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for congenital malformations of breast:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Q83.0 for Congenital absence of breast with absent nipple
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Q83.1 for Accessory breast
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Q83.2 for Absent nipple
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Q83.3 for Accessory nipple
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Q83.8 for Other congenital malformations of breast
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Q83.9 for Congenital malformation of breast, unspecified

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to this diagnosis code:


Type 2 Excludes

Type 2 Excludes
A type 2 excludes note represents "Not included here". An excludes2 note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition represented by the code, but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When an Excludes2 note appears under a code, it is acceptable to use both the code and the excluded code together, when appropriate.

Patient Education


Breast Diseases

Most women experience breast changes at some time. Your age, hormone levels, and medicines you take may cause lumps, bumps, and discharges (fluids that are not breast milk).

If you have a breast lump, pain, discharge or skin irritation, see your health care provider. Minor and serious breast problems have similar symptoms. Although many women fear cancer, most breast problems are not cancer.

Some common breast changes are:

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