Non-specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 741.9
Spina bifida without mention of hydrocephalus
  • There are 4 ICD-9-CM codes below 741.9 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
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Applies To
  • Hydromeningocele (spinal)
  • Hydromyelocele
  • Meningocele (spinal)
  • Meningomyelocele
  • Myelocele
  • Myelocystocele
  • Rachischisis
  • Spina bifida (aperta)
  • Syringomyelocele
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 741.9:
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) 759.9
    • meningocele (see also Spina bifida) 741.9
  • Billroth's disease
    • meningocele (see also Spina bifida) 741.9
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Billroth's (meningocele) (see also Spina bifida) 741.9
  • Fissure, fissured
    • spine (congenital) (see also Spina bifida) 741.9
  • Hernia, hernial (acquired) (recurrent) 553.9
    • spinal (see also Spina bifida) 741.9
  • Hydrocele (calcified) (chylous) (idiopathic) (infantile) (inguinal canal) (recurrent) (senile) (spermatic cord) (testis) (tunica vaginalis) 603.9
    • spinalis (see also Spina bifida) 741.9
  • Hydromeningocele (spinal) (see also Spina bifida) 741.9
  • Hydromyelocele (see also Spina bifida) 741.9
  • Meningocele (congenital) (spinal) (see also Spina bifida) 741.9
    • acquired (traumatic) 349.2
  • Meningomyelocele (see also Spina bifida) 741.9
  • Myelocele (see also Spina bifida) 741.9
  • Myelocystocele (see also Spina bifida) 741.9
  • Myelomeningocele (spinal cord) (see also Spina bifida) 741.9
    • fetal, causing fetopelvic disproportion 653.7
  • Rachischisis (see also Spina bifida) 741.9
  • Spina bifida (aperta) 741.9
    • fetal (suspected), affecting management of pregnancy 655.0
  • Syringomyelocele (see also Spina bifida) 741.9
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