ICD-10 Diagnosis Code M26.59

Other dentofacial functional abnormalities

Diagnosis Code M26.59

ICD-10: M26.59
Short Description: Other dentofacial functional abnormalities
Long Description: Other dentofacial functional abnormalities
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code M26.59

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Code Classification
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Dentofacial anomalies [including malocclusion] and other disorders of jaw (M26-M27)
      • Dentofacial anomalies [including malocclusion] (M26)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • 524.59 - Dentofac funct abnor NEC

  • Bimaxillary proclination
  • Class I buccal segment relationship
  • Edge to edge incisors
  • Edge to edge occlusion of teeth
  • Fit of maxillofacial prosthesis finding
  • Incisal relationship
  • Long face syndrome
  • Malocclusion due to abnormal swallowing
  • Malocclusion due to biting habits
  • Malocclusion due to mouth breathing
  • Malocclusion due to sucking habits
  • Malocclusion due to tongue habits
  • Mandibular displacement
  • Occlusal guidance
  • Removable partial denture with loss of retention

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Jaw Injuries and Disorders

Your jaw is a set of bones that holds your teeth. It consists of two main parts. The upper part is the maxilla. It doesn't move. The moveable lower part is called the mandible. You move it when you talk or chew. The two halves of the mandible meet at your chin. The joint where the mandible meets your skull is the temporomandibular joint.

Jaw problems include

  • Fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Temporomandibular joint dysfunction
  • Osteonecrosis, which happens when your bones lose their blood supply
  • Cancers

Treatment of jaw problems depends on the cause.

  • Jaw - broken or dislocated (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Malocclusion of teeth (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Micrognathia (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Prognathism (Medical Encyclopedia)

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