ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 756.3

Rib & sternum anomal NEC

Diagnosis Code 756.3

ICD-9: 756.3
Short Description: Rib & sternum anomal NEC
Long Description: Other anomalies of ribs and sternum
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 756.3

Code Classification
  • Congenital anomalies (740–759)
    • Congenital anomalies (740-759)
      • 756 Other congenital musculoskeletal anomalies

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Absence of sternum
  • Accessory rib
  • Accessory sternebral ossification site
  • Asymmetrical thorax
  • Bipartite ossification of sternebra
  • Congenital abnormal fusion of rib cartilage
  • Congenital abnormal shape of rib
  • Congenital abnormal shape of sternebra
  • Congenital absence of rib
  • Congenital absence of sternebra
  • Congenital absence of sternum
  • Congenital anomaly of rib
  • Congenital anomaly of rib cartilage
  • Congenital anomaly of sternebra
  • Congenital anomaly of thoracic cage
  • Congenital anomaly of thorax
  • Congenital bent rib
  • Congenital branched rib
  • Congenital branched rib cartilage
  • Congenital fissure of sternum
  • Congenital focal enlargement of rib
  • Congenital fusion of ribs
  • Congenital hypoplasia of rib
  • Congenital malformation of sternum
  • Congenital malposition of rib
  • Congenital malposition of sternebra
  • Congenital misalignment of rib
  • Congenital misalignment of sternebra
  • Congenital thickening of rib
  • Discontinuous rib
  • Enlargement of thorax
  • Full supernumerary rib
  • Incomplete ossification of rib
  • Incomplete ossification of sternebra
  • Intercostal rib
  • Lack of ossification of rib
  • Lack of ossification of sternebra
  • Mis-shapen sternum
  • Short rib dysplasia
  • Short rib dysplasia group
  • Short rib polydactyly syndrome
  • Short rib-polydactyly syndrome, Majewski type
  • Short rib-polydactyly syndrome, non-Majewski type
  • Short supernumerary rib
  • Sternum bifidum
  • Sternum tender
  • Thoracoschisis

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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Chest Injuries and Disorders

The chest is the part of the body between your neck and your abdomen. It includes the ribs and breastbone. Inside your chest are several organs, including the heart, lungs, and esophagus. The pleura, a large thin sheet of tissue, lines the inside of the chest cavity.

Chest injuries and disorders include

  • Heart diseases
  • Lung diseases and collapsed lung
  • Pleural disorders
  • Esophagus disorders
  • Broken ribs
  • Thoracic aortic aneurysms
  • Disorders of the mediastinum, the space between the lungs, breastbone, and spine

  • Chest tube insertion
  • Collapsed lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Costochondritis
  • Hemothorax
  • Mediastinal tumor
  • Mediastinitis
  • Pectus carinatum
  • Pectus excavatum
  • Pectus excavatum - discharge
  • Pectus excavatum repair
  • Pneumomediastinum
  • Pneumothorax - infants
  • Rib fracture - aftercare

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