Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 742.8
Other specified congenital anomalies of nervous system
  • Short description: NERVOUS SYSTEM ANOM NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 742.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 742.8 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: 742.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM G90.1 Familial dysautonomia [Riley-Day]
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q07.8 Other specified congenital malformations of nervous system
Disease Synonyms
  • Aganglionosis of parasympathetic nerve ganglia
  • Agenesis of nerve
  • Arachnoid / ependymal cyst
  • Bilat congenital optic nerve hypoplasia
  • Bilat congenital optic nerve pits
  • Bilateral congenital optic nerve pits
  • Brachial plexus displacement
  • Congenital anomaly of visual system
  • Congenital disorder of facial nerve
  • Congenital dysarthria
  • Congenital facial nerve palsy
  • Congenital hypoplasia of bilateral optic nerves
  • Congenital hypoplasia of left optic nerve
  • Congenital hypoplasia of right optic nerve
  • Congenital ischemic atrophy of central nervous system structure
  • Congenital neuropathy with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita
  • Congenital non-progressive ataxia
  • Congenital optic nerve pit
  • Congenital spastic foot
  • Developmental displacement of brachial plexus
  • Disorder of neuronal migration and differentiation
  • Dubowitz's syndrome
  • Endosteal hyperostoses with cerebellar hypoplasia
  • Familial dysautonomia
  • Fibrolipoma of filum terminale
  • Hydromeningocele
  • Hypomyelinogenesis congenita
  • Hypoplasia of optic nerve
  • Hypoplasia of the optic nerve
  • Incomplete development of nerve
  • Jaw-winking syndrome
  • Left congenital optic nerve hypoplasia
  • Left congenital optic nerve pit
  • Marcus Gunn jaw winking syndrome
  • Nerve agenesis
  • Neural tube defect
  • Neuronal heterotopia
  • Optic nerve hypoplasia
  • Optic nerve hypoplasia, congenital
  • Optic nerve pit
  • Optic nerve pit, congenital
  • Periventricular leukomalacia
  • Pit of optic disc
  • Right congenital optic nerve hypoplasia
  • Right congenital optic nerve pit
  • Riley day syndrome
  • Spinobulbar atrophy
  • Split spinal cord malformation
742.8 Excludes
  • neurofibromatosis (237.7)
Applies To
  • Agenesis of nerve
  • Displacement of brachial plexus
  • Familial dysautonomia
  • Jaw-winking syndrome
  • Marcus-Gunn syndrome
  • Riley-Day syndrome
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 742.8:
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