Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 741.90
Spina bifida without mention of hydrocephalus, unspecified region
  • Short description: Spina bifida.
  • ICD-9-CM 741.90 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 741.90 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).
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 741.90.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 741.90: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 741.90 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q05.8 Sacral spina bifida without hydrocephalus
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q07.01 Arnold-Chiari syndrome with spina bifida
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acquired myelocele
  • Arnold Chiari 2 without hydrocephalus
  • Arnold Chiari type 2 without hydrocephalus (disorder)
  • Arnold Chiari Type 2 wo hydrocephalus
  • Congenital hydromeningocele
  • Congenital meningocele
  • Congenital sacral meningocele
  • Congenital spinal hydromeningocele
  • Congenital spinal meningocele
  • Cutaneous lesion resulting from spina bifida
  • Decubitus ulcer due to spina bifida
  • Fissured spine
  • Hemimyelocele
  • Holorachischisis
  • Hydromeningocele
  • Hydromeningocele, congenital
  • Hydromeningomyelocele
  • Hydromyelocele
  • Lateral meningocele
  • Lipoma of spina bifida
  • Lipoma, spina bifida
  • Lipomeningocele
  • Lipomyelomeningocele
  • Meningocele of vertex
  • Meningocele, congenital
  • Meningomyelocele
  • Meningomyelocele of lumbosacral spine
  • Myelocele
  • Myelocystocele
  • Myelomeningocele
  • Myelomeningocele without hydrocephalus
  • Myelomeningocele wo hydrocephalus
  • Neurogenic bladder due to spina bifida
  • Occipital meningocele
  • Pressure ulcer due to spina bifida
  • Rachischisis
  • Rachischisis (neural tube birth defect)
  • Spina bifida
  • Spina bifida (neural tube birth defect)
  • Spina bifida aperta
  • Spina bifida of sacral region
  • Spina bifida without hydrocephalus
  • Spina bifida without hydrocephalus - closed
  • Spina bifida without hydrocephalus - open
  • Spina bifida wo hydrocephalus
  • Spinal hydromeningocele
  • Spinal meningocele
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 741.90:
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