ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Q52.8

Other specified congenital malformations of female genitalia

Diagnosis Code Q52.8

ICD-10: Q52.8
Short Description: Other specified congenital malformations of female genitalia
Long Description: Other specified congenital malformations of female genitalia
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Q52.8

Valid for Submission
The code Q52.8 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • Congenital malformations of genital organs (Q50-Q56)
      • Other congenital malformations of female genitalia (Q52)

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Diagnoses for females only Additional informationCallout TooltipDiagnoses for females only
Diagnoses for females only.

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code Q52.8 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


Convert to ICD-9 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral Equivalence Map
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.

Present on Admission (POA) Additional informationCallout TooltipPresent on Admission
The Present on Admission (POA) indicator is used for diagnosis codes included in claims involving inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals. POA indicators must be reported to CMS on each claim to facilitate the grouping of diagnoses codes into the proper Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG). CMS publishes a listing of specific diagnosis codes that are exempt from the POA reporting requirement.

The code Q52.8 is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Accessory gonad
  • Congenital absence of genital tubercle
  • Congenital absence of uterus
  • Congenital anomaly of perineum
  • Congenital aplasia of round ligament
  • Congenital hypoplasia of genital tubercle
  • Congenital hypoplasia of gonad
  • Cyst of female embryonic structure
  • Cyst of female embryonic structure
  • Duplication of external genitalia
  • Embryonic cyst of cervix, vagina and external female genitalia
  • Genitoperineal raphe cyst
  • Hydrometrocolpos, postaxial polydactyly, and congenital heart malformation
  • Mental retardation, dwarfism, and gonadal hypoplasia due to xeroderma pigmentosa
  • Mullerian aplasia
  • Neurologic xeroderma pigmentosum
  • Persistent urogenital sinus
  • Splenogonadal fusion
  • WNT4 Müllerian aplasia and ovarian dysfunction

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.

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