ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 753.8

Cystourethral anom NEC

Diagnosis Code 753.8

ICD-9: 753.8
Short Description: Cystourethral anom NEC
Long Description: Other specified anomalies of bladder and urethra
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 753.8

Code Classification
  • Congenital anomalies (740–759)
    • Congenital anomalies (740-759)
      • 753 Congenital anomalies of urinary system

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Accessory bladder
  • Accessory urethra
  • Congenital absence of bladder
  • Congenital absence of urethra
  • Congenital bladder hernia
  • Congenital cyst of bladder
  • Congenital dilatation of bladder
  • Congenital diverticulum of bladder
  • Congenital gastrointestinal-urinary tract fistula
  • Congenital hourglass bladder
  • Congenital neurogenic urinary bladder
  • Congenital posterior urethral valves
  • Congenital prolapse of urethra
  • Congenital rectovesical fistula
  • Congenital rectovestibular fistula
  • Congenital short urethra
  • Congenital unilateral vesicoureterorenal reflux
  • Congenital urethral syringocele
  • Congenital urethrorectal fistula
  • Double urethra
  • Double urinary meatus
  • Finding of appearance of urethra
  • Hypospadias, female

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 753.8 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

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.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Intersex

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Bladder Diseases

The bladder is a hollow organ in your lower abdomen that stores urine. Many conditions can affect your bladder. Some common ones are

  • Cystitis - inflammation of the bladder, often from an infection
  • Urinary incontinence - loss of bladder control
  • Overactive bladder - a condition in which the bladder squeezes urine out at the wrong time
  • Interstitial cystitis - a chronic problem that causes bladder pain and frequent, urgent urination
  • Bladder cancer

Doctors diagnose bladder diseases using different tests. These include urine tests, x-rays, and an examination of the bladder wall with a scope called a cystoscope. Treatment depends on the cause of the problem. It may include medicines and, in severe cases, surgery.

NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

  • Bladder biopsy
  • Bladder outlet obstruction
  • Bladder stones
  • Cystitis - noninfectious
  • Cystometric study
  • Indwelling catheter care
  • Kegel exercises - self-care
  • Neurogenic bladder
  • Radionuclide cystogram
  • Retrograde cystography
  • Self catheterization - female
  • Self catheterization - male
  • Suprapubic catheter care
  • Traumatic injury of the bladder and urethra
  • Urinary catheters
  • Urinary incontinence products - self-care
  • Urinary Retention - NIH (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
  • Urine drainage bags
  • Urostomy - stoma and skin care
  • Voiding cystourethrogram

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