Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 756.79
Other congenital anomalies of abdominal wall
  • Short description: Congn anoml abd wall NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 756.79 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 756.79 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 756.79.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 756.79: 2013 2014.
756.79 Excludes
  • umbilical hernia (551-553 with.1)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 756.79 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q79.59 Other congenital malformations of abdominal wall
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 756.79:
  • Abdomen, abdominal - see also condition
    • muscle deficiency syndrome 756.79
    • obstipum 756.79
  • Deficiency, deficient
    • abdominal muscle syndrome 756.79
  • Deformity 738.9
    • abdominal wall
      • acquired 738.8
      • congenital 756.70
      • muscle deficiency syndrome 756.79
  • Diastasis
    • recti (abdomen) 728.84
      • complicating delivery 665.8
      • congenital 756.79
  • Ectopic, ectopia (congenital) 759.89
    • abdominal viscera 751.8
      • due to defect in anterior abdominal wall 756.79
  • Fissure, fissured
    • abdominal wall (congenital) 756.79
  • Schistocelia 756.79
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • abdominal
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