Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 744.9
Unspecified congenital anomalies of face and neck
  • Short description: Cong face/neck anom NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 744.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 744.9 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 744.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 744.9: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 744.9 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q18.9 Congenital malformation of face and neck, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Congenital anomaly of face
  • Congenital anomaly of neck
  • Congenital deformity of face
  • Congenital facial anomaly
  • Congenital neck anomaly
  • Dysmorphic face
  • Dysmorphic facies
Applies To
  • Congenital:
    • anomaly NOS of face [any part] or neck [any part]
    • deformity NOS of face [any part] or neck [any part]
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 744.9:
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) 759.9
    • cheek 744.9
    • chin 744.9
    • face (any part) 744.9
    • neck (any part) 744.9
  • Deformity 738.9
    • cheek (acquired) 738.19
      • congenital 744.9
    • chin (acquired) 738.19
      • congenital 744.9
    • face (acquired) 738.19
      • congenital (any part) 744.9
        • due to intrauterine malposition and pressure 754.0
    • neck (acquired) NEC 738.2
      • congenital (any part) 744.9
        • sternocleidomastoid 754.1
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