ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Q78.8

Other specified osteochondrodysplasias

Diagnosis Code Q78.8

ICD-10: Q78.8
Short Description: Other specified osteochondrodysplasias
Long Description: Other specified osteochondrodysplasias
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Q78.8

Valid for Submission
The code Q78.8 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • Congenital malformations and deformations of the musculoskeletal system (Q65-Q79)
      • Other osteochondrodysplasias (Q78)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code Q78.8 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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The code Q78.8 is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Acrodysostosis
  • Acroosteolysis
  • Acroosteolysis
  • Aluminum bone disease
  • Aluminum intoxication
  • Aluminum-related fracturing osteodystrophy
  • Atelosteogenesis
  • Atelosteogenesis type 2
  • Atelosteogenesis/diastrophic dysplasia
  • Beals auriculo-osteodysplasia syndrome
  • Bent bone dysplasia
  • Bent bone dysplasia group
  • Blomstrand dysplasia
  • Boomerang dysplasia
  • Bruck syndrome
  • Carpal-tarsal osteolysis with nephropathy
  • Carpotarsal osteochondromatosis
  • Chondrodysplasia
  • Cole-Carpenter dysplasia
  • Congenital abnormal fusion of humerus
  • Congenital abnormal fusion of ulna
  • Craniometadiaphyseal dysplasia
  • Craniometaphyseal dysplasia
  • Dappled diaphyseal dysplasia
  • Dermatofibrosis lenticularis disseminata
  • Desbuquois syndrome
  • Disorder characterized by multiple exostoses
  • Disorder characterized by multiple exostoses
  • Disorganized development of cartilaginous and fibrous components of the skeleton
  • Disuse osteodystrophy
  • Dysosteosclerosis
  • Dysostosis
  • Dysplasia with defective mineralization
  • Dysplasia with increased bone density
  • Dysplasias with significant membranous bone involvement
  • Endosteal hyperostoses
  • Endosteal hyperostoses with cerebellar hypoplasia
  • Epiphyseal dysplasia
  • Fibrochondrogenesis
  • Fibrous dysplasia of bone
  • Fibrous dysplasia of bone
  • Frontometaphyseal dysplasia
  • Geleophysic dysplasia
  • Genochondromatosis
  • Giacci familial neurogenic acroosteolysis
  • Hajdu-Cheney syndrome
  • Hepatic osteodystrophy
  • Hereditary acrosteolysis
  • Humeroulnar synostosis
  • Hunter-Thompson dysplasia
  • Hyperphosphatasemia tarda
  • Hyperplastic chondrodystrophy
  • Idiopathic hypoparathyroidism
  • Idiopathic osteolyses
  • Immuno-osseous dysplasia
  • Infantile cortical hyperostosis
  • Kenny syndrome
  • Kniest dysplasia
  • Kniest-Stickler dysplasia
  • Kniest-Stickler dysplasia group
  • Kyphomelic dysplasia
  • Lenz-Majewski hyperostosis syndrome
  • Leri's pleonosteosis syndrome
  • Lethal chondrodysplasia with fragmented bone
  • Lethal Kniest-like syndrome
  • Longitudinal deficiency of foot
  • Melnick-Needles syndrome
  • Mesomelic dysplasia
  • Metachondromatosis
  • Metaphyseal anadysplasia
  • Metaphyseal chondrodysplasia, McKusick type
  • Metaphyseal chondrodysplasia, McKusick type with associated immunodeficiency
  • Metatropic dysplasia
  • Mixed sclerosing bone dysplasia
  • Multiple dislocations with dysplasia
  • Multiple epiphyseal dysplasia
  • Multiple epiphyseal dysplasia tarda type IIIa
  • Multiple synostosis syndrome
  • Neonatal osteosclerotic dysplasia
  • Omodysplasia I
  • Omodysplasia II
  • Osteochondrodysplasia with osteopetrosis
  • Osteochondrodysplasia with osteopetrosis
  • Osteochondrodysplasia with osteopetrosis
  • Osteochondrodysplasia with osteopetrosis
  • Osteochondrodysplasia with osteopetrosis
  • Osteodysplastic dysplasia, type I
  • Osteodysplastic dysplasia, type II
  • Osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism
  • Osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism, type 2
  • Osteodystrophy
  • Osteodystrophy
  • Osteodystrophy
  • Osteoglophonic dysplasia
  • Osteopathia striata
  • Osteoplastic dysplasia
  • Osteopoikilosis
  • Pachydermoperiostosis - familial
  • Polycystic lipomembranous osteodysplasia with sclerosing leukoencephalopathy
  • Precocious osteodysplasty
  • Progressive pseudorheumatoid dysplasia
  • Pseudochondroplasia
  • Pseudodiastrophic dysplasia
  • Pyknodysostosis
  • Raine dysplasia
  • Rolland-Debuqois syndrome
  • Sclerosteosis
  • Spondylocarpotarsal synostosis syndrome
  • Spondylodysplasia, Luton type
  • Spondylodysplasia, San Diego type
  • Spondylodysplasia, Torrance type
  • Spondylodysplastic group
  • Spondyloenchondrodysplasia
  • Spondyloenchondrodysplasia with immune dysregulation
  • Spondyloepimetaphyseal dysplasia, Strudwick type
  • Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia tarda
  • Stuve-Wiedemann dysplasia
  • Whyte Hemingway carpal tarsal phalangeal osteolyses
  • Yunis-Varon dysplasia

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.

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