ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 754.0

Cong skull/face/jaw def

Diagnosis Code 754.0

ICD-9: 754.0
Short Description: Cong skull/face/jaw def
Long Description: Congenital musculoskeletal deformities of skull, face, and jaw
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 754.0

Code Classification
  • Congenital anomalies (740–759)
    • Congenital anomalies (740-759)
      • 754 Certain congenital musculoskeletal deformities

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Congenital abnormal fusion of mandible
  • Congenital abnormal fusion of maxilla
  • Congenital abnormal shape of alisphenoid bone
  • Congenital abnormal shape of squamosal bone
  • Congenital absence of alisphenoid bone
  • Congenital absence of basioccipital bone
  • Congenital absence of hyoid bone
  • Congenital absence of jaw
  • Congenital absence of mandible
  • Congenital absence of maxilla
  • Congenital absence of parietal bone
  • Congenital absence of premaxilla
  • Congenital absence of presphenoid bone
  • Congenital absence of vomer
  • Congenital asymmetry of jaw
  • Congenital bent nose
  • Congenital depression in skull
  • Congenital deviation of nasal septum
  • Congenital facial asymmetry
  • Congenital hypoplasia of basisphenoid bone
  • Congenital hypoplasia of nasal septum
  • Congenital plagiocephaly with pelvic obliquity
  • Congenital positional plagiocephaly
  • Congenital squashed or bent nose
  • Craniofacial microsomia
  • Dolichocephalic face
  • Facial asymmetry
  • Finding of orbit vertical asymmetry
  • Hemifacial hyperplasia
  • High orbit
  • Long narrow head
  • Maxillary asymmetry due to hemifacial atrophy
  • Maxillary asymmetry due to hemifacial hypertrophy
  • Plagiocephaly
  • Postural plagiocephaly
  • Potter's facies

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.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Intersex

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Craniofacial Abnormalities

Craniofacial is a medical term that relates to the bones of the skull and face. Craniofacial abnormalities are birth defects of the face or head. Some, like cleft lip and palate, are among the most common of all birth defects. Others are very rare. Most of them affect how a person's face or head looks. These conditions may also affect other parts of the body.

Treatment depends on the type of problem. Plastic and reconstructive surgery may help the person's appearance.

  • Apert syndrome
  • Cleidocranial dysostosis
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Craniosynostosis repair
  • Craniosynostosis repair - discharge
  • Head and face reconstruction
  • Pierre Robin syndrome
  • Treacher-Collins syndrome

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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
  • Malocclusion of teeth
  • Micrognathia
  • Prognathism

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