Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 748.8
Other specified congenital anomalies of respiratory system
  • Short description: RESPIRATORY ANOMALY NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 748.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 748.8 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 748.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q34.0 Anomaly of pleura
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q34.1 Congenital cyst of mediastinum
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q34.8 Other specified congenital malformations of respiratory system
Approximate Synonyms
  • Abnormal communication between pericardial sac and pleura
  • Abnormal pericardiopleural communication
  • Accessory structure of lower respiratory tract
  • Anomaly of pleura
  • Anomaly of pleural folds
  • Asymmetry of tonsils
  • Atresia of nasopharynx, congenital
  • Congenital abnormality of nose and nasopharynx
  • Congenital anomaly of pleural folds
  • Congenital asymmetry of tonsils
  • Congenital atresia of nasopharynx
  • Congenital cyst of mediastinum
  • Congenital mediastinal cyst
  • Congenital nasopharyngeal atresia
  • Cyst of mediastinum, congenital
  • Immotile cilia syndrome
  • Primary ciliary dyskinesia
Applies To
  • Abnormal communication between pericardial and pleural sacs
  • Anomaly, pleural folds
  • Atresia of nasopharynx
  • Congenital cyst of mediastinum
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 748.8:
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