Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 756.6
Congenital anomalies of diaphragm
  • Short description: Anomalies of diaphragm.
  • ICD-9-CM 756.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 756.6 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: 756.6 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q79.0 Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q79.1 Other congenital malformations of diaphragm
Disease Synonyms
  • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
  • Congenital eventration of diaphragm
  • Diaphragmatic hernia, congenital
  • Eventration of the diaphragm, congenital
756.6 Excludes
  • congenital hiatus hernia (750.6)
Applies To
  • Absence of diaphragm
  • Congenital hernia:
    • diaphragmatic
    • foramen of Morgagni
  • Eventration of diaphragm
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 756.6:
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