Specific code 2006 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 742.3
Congenital hydrocephalus
  • ICD-9-CM 742.3 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 742.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Aqueduct of Sylvius anomaly
  • Dandy-Walker syndrome
  • Hydranencephaly
  • Hydrocephalus, congenital
742.3 Excludes
Applies To
  • Aqueduct of Sylvius:
    • anomaly
    • obstruction, congenital
    • stenosis
  • Atresia of foramina of Magendie and Luschka
  • Hydrocephalus in newborn
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 742.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q03.0 Malformations of aqueduct of Sylvius
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q03.1 Atresia of foramina of Magendie and Luschka
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q03.8 Other congenital hydrocephalus
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 742.3:
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