Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 759.3
Situs inversus
  • ICD-9-CM 759.3 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 759.3 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 759.3.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 759.3: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Complete situs inversus with dextrocardia
759.3 Excludes
  • dextrocardia without mention of complete transposition (746.87)
Applies To
  • Situs inversus or transversus:
    • abdominalis
    • thoracis
  • Transposition of viscera:
    • abdominal
    • thoracic
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 759.3 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q89.3 Situs inversus
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 759.3:
  • Dextrocardia (corrected) (false) (isolated) (secondary) (true) 746.87
    • with
      • complete transposition of viscera 759.3
      • situs inversus 759.3
  • Kartagener's syndrome or triad (sinusitis, bronchiectasis, situs inversus) 759.3
  • Levocardia (isolated) 746.87
    • with situs inversus 759.3
  • Malposition
  • Sinusitis-bronchiectasis-situs inversus (syndrome) (triad) 759.3
  • Situs inversus or transversus 759.3
    • abdominalis 759.3
    • thoracis 759.3
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Kartagener's (sinusitis, bronchiectasis, situs inversus) 759.3
    • sinusitis-bronchiectasis-situs inversus 759.3
  • Transposition (congenital) - see also Malposition, congenital
    • abdominal viscera 759.3
    • heart 746.87
      • with complete transposition of viscera 759.3
    • stomach 750.7
      • with general transposition of viscera 759.3
    • viscera (abdominal) (thoracic) 759.3
  • Triad
    • Kartagener's 759.3
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