Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 742.0
Encephalocele
  • ICD-9-CM 742.0 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 742.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Arnold Chiari Type 3
  • Cerebral meningocele, congenital
  • Chiari malformation type III (disorder)
  • Congenital cerebral meningocele (disorder)
  • Cranial hydromeningocele
  • Encephalocele, frontal
  • Encephalocele, nasal
  • Encephalocele, nasofrontal
  • Encephalocele, occipital
  • Encephalocystocele
  • Encephalomyelocele
  • Frontal encephalocele (disorder)
  • Hydromeningocele - cranial (disorder)
  • Hydromeningocele, cranial
  • Meningocele cerebral, congenital
  • Meningoencephalocele
  • Nasal encephalocele
  • Nasofrontal encephalocele (disorder)
  • Occipital encephalocele
Applies To
  • Encephalocystocele
  • Encephalomyelocele
  • Hydroencephalocele
  • Hydromeningocele, cranial
  • Meningocele, cerebral
  • Meningoencephalocele
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 742.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q01.9 Encephalocele, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 742.0:
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