ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 750.15

Cong macroglossia

Diagnosis Code 750.15

ICD-9: 750.15
Short Description: Cong macroglossia
Long Description: Macroglossia
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 750.15

Code Classification
  • Congenital anomalies (740–759)
    • Congenital anomalies (740-759)
      • 750 Other congenital anomalies of upper alimentary tract

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 750.15 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
      • tongue 529.8
        • congenital 750.15
    • Macroglossia (congenital) 750.15
      • acquired 529.8

Information for Patients

Tongue Disorders

Your tongue helps you taste, swallow, and chew. You also use it to speak. Your tongue is made up of many muscles. The upper surface contains your taste buds.

Problems with the tongue include

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Changes in color or texture
  • Abnormal movement or difficulty moving the tongue
  • Taste problems

These problems can have many different causes. Treatment depends on the underlying problem.

  • Geographic tongue
  • Glossitis
  • Leukoplakia
  • Macroglossia
  • Tongue biopsy
  • Tongue problems
  • Tongue tie

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