Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 742.51
  • ICD-9-CM 742.51 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 742.51 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 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 742.51.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 742.51: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 742.51 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q06.2 Diastematomyelia
Approximate Synonyms
  • Diastematomyelia (congential defect of spinal cord)
  • Faun tail syndrome
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 742.51:
  • Diastematomyelia 742.51
  • Duplication - see also Accessory
    • spinal cord (incomplete) 742.51
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